Funds Assistance

The PPTEU is working with your funds managers to ensure the financial hardship that may be caused during this period of uncertainty can be reduced by gaining access to your funds.

This page is designed as a guide to assist you with all the current information on eligibility, provide relevant links, news releases etc.

Also, use the menu drop down function to read the"General information" page or click here.

Financial support for PPTEU members.

CBUS

The COVID-19 early release of super program closed on 31 December 2020. You can no longer apply for early access to some of your superannuation.

Incolink

Incolink now has only one account, the Incolink Redundancy Account. Incolink has moved to one account to make it easier and fairer for workers. Visit the Incolink web site to read about the changes.

It is recommended members register with the "WorkerLink"portal for claims.

Registering for Online Access takes just 4 quick and easy steps. Make sure you’ve got your Incolink WorkerID handy and head to the Incolink  online portal WorkerLink to begin.

CoInvest

The PPTEU is currently working with the CoInvest board to allow special access to long service leave funds for members affected by COVID-19.

With all transactions and applications now being online-only, please ensure you have set up your access to our online services. If you have yet to set up your online access you can do so here

Centrelink
(Services Australia)

The JobKeeper Payment Scheme ceased on the 28th March 2021.

Members are advised to contact Centrelink direct for any Government entitlements.

Free 24/7 Counselling and support.

All members including regional based members can access Incolink counselling services across Victoria and Tasmania simply by calling 1300 000 129 anytime.

The team provides access to a range of personal counselling services

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Mental health issues
  • Feelings of suicide
  • Grief and loss
  • Alcohol & other drugs support
  • Financial Rights support

A great initiative has been achieved by the members "Wellbeing and Support Services" at Incolink to provide free 24/7 support to Members requiring counselling and support. These services are made available by Union Member contributions to Incolink through your redundancy fund as part of your EBA.

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