The type of cover provided by the Fund depends on the cover that you have from other public sector superannuation schemes. Your coverage may be Full, Partial or None as described below:
|A permanent firefighter who is:||Cover|
|A retained firefighter who:||Cover|
If you are unsure of your cover please contact us.
Contributions are based on the Deemed Salary which is based on the Qualified Firefighter salary. Contribution amounts are submitted to the Fund as per the table below:
|Employment status||Cover||Contribution % of deemed salary||Fortnightly contribution as at 26/02/2021|
Note: as the Qualified Firefighter salary increases so will the annual contribution amount. The above figures are based on the Qualified Firefighter rate as at 26 February 2021.
TPI means that the member is unlikely, by reason of ill-health (whether physical or mental) to ever again engage in gainful employment for which the member is reasonably qualified by education, training or experience.
PPI means that a firefighter is no longer fit to carry out the full range of his/her pre-injury duties within Fire & Rescue NSW.
An on-duty injury means personal injury arising out of or in the course of employment as a firefighter and includes a disease which is contracted by a firefighter in the course of his/her employment as a firefighter and to which the employment was a contributing factor, and the aggravation, acceleration, exacerbation or deterioration of any disease, where his/her employment as a firefighter was a contributing factor to the aggravation, acceleration, exacerbation or deterioration but does not include a personal injury or disease arising out of or in the course of journeying to or from work subject to the proviso that a Retained Firefighter responding to an incident shall be considered to be on duty from the time of call.
An off-duty injury means any personal injury or disease which is not an on-duty injury.
PPI claims are administered by Fire & Rescue NSW. They can be contacted on (02) 9265 2800.