Retired Associates

The PSA’s Retired Associates’ Group is very active and has affiliations to other retirees’ organisations.

Advantages of membership include:

  • Remaining a member of the PSA
  • Receiving Red Tape and being kept abreast of union issues
  • Membership of Provident Fund – $4,000 funeral benefit until age 70
  • Access to PSA lawyers with first consultation free
  • Affiliation with Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) and Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations (ACPSRO)
  • Fellowship at meetings and speakers on a range of informative topics followed by refreshments.

Executive of the Retired Associates Group

Robert Ryan, Chairperson
William Hall, Secretary
Robert Asbury, Senior Vice President
Paul Turner, Junior Vice Chair

Committee Members:

John Carmichael
Frank Scharfe
Anthony (Tony) De Luca
Mark Gordon
Robert McGarn
Wayne O’Mara

2 (two) Committee member vacancies remain

Membership of the Retired Associates Branch

Membership with Provident Fund is $42.45 per year (July 2018 – June 2019).

To be in the Provident Fund members must join the Retired Associates immediately after retirement from the public service.
Membership of the Provident Fund ceases at age 70.
Membership without the Provident Fund is $36.75 for the year.

Application form to join the Retired Associates Branch


The Executive usually meets on the third Friday of each month.

General meetings are bi-monthly and held at PSA House, 160 Clarence Street, Sydney.

The Retired Associates invites members, and others who may be interested in joining to attend.
Meetings commence at 10:30am and are a great source of information about retirement, superannuation, lifestyle, health and other issues. Meetings conclude with refreshments at lunchtime and a warm welcome is assured.

Dates for this year are listed below:

  • Tuesday, 26 February 2019
  • Tuesday, 23 April 2019
  • Tuesday, 25 June 2019
  • Tuesday, 27 August 2019
  • Tuesday, 22 October 2019
  • Tuesday, 10 December 2019

To read the Retired Associate 2017-18 Annual Report click HERE.

To view the Retired Associates’ Group Brochure click HERE.

For further information please contact Robert Ryan, Chairperson on (02) 9542 2034 or by email