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Advice

ADF Super provides education and advice to members

Consultations and seminars

ADF Transition Seminars

ADF Super holds regular superannuation presentations throughout Australia as part of the ADF Transition Seminars program. Attending one of these seminars is a great way to learn more about ADF Super.

One-on-one consultations

If you're retiring, resigning or medically separating, or would just like to know more about ADF Super, consider booking a member consultation to better understand the options available to you*.

Consultations are free, take about 30 minutes, and are offered all around Australia. Please see dates and locations for upcoming member consultations in the table below.

*Please note that that all non-service members will require appropriate security access when attending sessions held on military bases. This is the responsibility of the person who wants to attend, and should be organised before coming to the consultation. Please contact us for more information.

Financial advice

ADF Super members have access to financial advice through CSC's authorised* financial planners. you have access to our financial advice service. CSC’s authorised* financial planners provide a personalised service that takes your objectives, financial situation and needs into account. Our financial advice service is designed to guide you through important financial decisions to make sure you achieve your personal financial goals. Don’t get the wrong advice.

* Our authorised financial planners are authorised to provide advice by Guideway Financial Services (ABN 46 156 498 538, AFSL 420367.). Guideway is a licensed financial services business providing CSC financial planners with support to provide members with specialist advice, education and strategies.

CSC planners can advise you on:

  • Maximising your super
  • Tax-effective strategies to build wealth
  • Transitioning to retirement
  • Retirement income stream options
  • Investments — inside and outside of superannuation
  • Life and income protection insurance
  • Estate planning.

Who can access the advice?

This service is available to all ADF Super, MilitarySuper and DFRDB members and their partners.

Meet the planners.

Fee for service, affordable advice

Your initial advice appointment will cost $185. As a guide, the cost of a personal financial plan can be up to $6,600, depending on the complexity of your situation. The average cost of comprehensive advice is around $3,300. The cost is based on the time it will take to create your plan, including the preparation of a statement of advice.

How to get advice

Call 1300 277 777 to book your first appointment.

Free single issue advice

Free 'single issue' advice involves a financial planner providing personal advice to you on one topic, and is limited to contributions and investment choice for your ADF Super account.

For example, you might be interested in asking about:

  • contribution amounts into ADF Super
  • salary sacrificing into ADF Super.

Advice will be provided by a CSC authorised* financial planner.

Simply call 1300 277 777 to book your free single issue advice consultation.

*Our authorised financial planners are authorised to provide advice by Guideway Financial Services (ABN 46 156 498 538, AFSL 420367.). Guideway is a licensed financial services business providing CSC financial planners with support to provide members with specialist advice, education and strategies.

Tools and calculators

ADF Super has created tools and calculators that will help you with questions including:

  • How much you can save with regular investment
  • How much you need to be saving to reach your goals sooner
  • How long you need to save to reach your savings goals
  • How to spend your money more wisely.