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21 May 2018

Up to a 50% guaranteed return: Superannuation Co-contribution for 30 June 2018

The Federal Government Co-contribution was introduced from 1 July 2003 as an initiative to encourage low to middle income earners to save for their retirement within superannuation.

If you make a contribution of up to $1,000 into your superannuation account before 30 June 2018, the Federal Government will add an additional sum provided that you are earning less than $51,813 this financial year.

The table below shows you how much the Federal Government will contribute for various amounts.


If your total
income is:

…and you make
personal contributions of:
…then the maximum Government
co-contribution is:

$36,813 or less

$1,000 $500


$800 $400




$45,813 $400


$48,813 $200


$51,813 or more $0



Click for super co-contribution calculator.



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