If you die while you are a member of AUSfund, the Fund Trustee is legally required to pay your death benefit to the person/people it identifies as being your ‘dependants’ at the time of your death, or to the legal personal representative appointed to administer your estate.
If you complete the non-binding nomination, you can advise the Trustee how you would like your death benefit paid from your account. However, it is important to note that the Trustee is not bound to adopt your nomination.
You can nominate anyone who is a ‘dependant’ according to superannuation legislation. This includes:
You can also nominate your legal personal representative, usually the executor of your will.
Nominate your beneficiary/s by downloading and completing the Non-binding Death Benefit Nomination Form.