Trust deed


Employer directors are appointed and removed at the discretion of FRNSW.

Member directors are appointed and removed by the Fire Brigade Employees' Union of NSW (FBEU).

Employer directors or Member directors may appoint and remove an independent director as an additional director via a resolution at a board meeting.

The current directors are:

Employer directors Member directors
Mr David Withey - NSW Treasury Mr Chris Read - FBEU
Ms Alison Donohoe - FRNSW Ms Gemma Lawrence - FBEU
Mr Jim Hamilton - FRNSW Mr Darin Sullivan - FBEU

Further director and executive officer information is available by clicking here.


The Trustee does not provide any remuneration. Trustee directors do not receive any remuneration for their role as a director. The Trustee employs no staff.

Executive Officer

Chris Matthews is the Fund Secretary.


Proxy voting

The Fund provides all of its benefits via insurance arrangements and all contributions after provision for Fund operating expenses are used to fund the insurance cover. Consequently the Fund does not invest in assets such as shares. This means that there is no opportunity for exercising voting rights in relation to shares in listed companies.

The Trustee

The Trustee of the Fund is a corporate trustee, NSW Fire Brigades Superannuation Pty Limited (ABN 71 108 677 854).

Service providers

The Trustee's service providers are:

Function Organisation ABN
Insurer Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd 37 062 395 484
Actuary Rice Warner 35 003 186 883
Administrator KPMG Superannuation Services Pty Ltd 90 094 584 755
Secretariat ASAS (NSW) Pty Ltd 23 115 671 924
Auditor NSW Audit Office 31 171 741 262
Legal DLA Piper Australia 83 508 451 308
Risk management Professional Financial Solutions Pty Ltd 84 096 646 178

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