2008 Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme (MSBS and DFRDB)

Release Date
24 June 2009

This report sets out estimates as at 30 June 2008 of the long term costs of superannuation benefits payable in respect of the members of the major superannuation schemes covering the vast majority of Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel. The previous report was prepared using data as at 30 June 2005.

The schemes covered in this report are:

  • the Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme (MSBS) which commenced on 1¬†October 1991; and
  • the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme (DFRDB) which has been closed to new members since the commencement of the MSBS.