Preservation age

If you are working full time and have reached your preservation age, you can consider transitioning to retirement. Your preservation age depends on your date of birth. 

Preservation age and access to your super

Date of BirthPreservation age
After 30 June 1964 60
1 July 1963 - 30 June 1964 59
1 July 1962 – 30 June 1963 58
1 July 1961 – 30 Jun 1962 57
1 July 1960 - 30 June 1961 56
before 1 July 1960 55