People lose super because they change jobs. They move house and don’t update their account details. They get married and change their names. It’s an easy mistake to make. It’s also easy to fix.
When we move jobs we don’t always remember to take our super with us. After a while, those super accounts fade from memory. No there isn’t a Land of Lost Super where these accounts roam free. Instead, unclaimed super ends up listed on the Australian Tax Office (ATO) Lost Members Register1. Money that is rightfully yours may be waiting for you right now.
Think of your lost super as a way to boost your Hostplus balance. You may have $100 or $1,000 in super sitting unclaimed on the register. Imagine how your super could grow with a boost like that!
By providing your Tax File Number (TFN) and consent to search, Hostplus can check if you have any lost super.
All you’ll need is your:
There are some easy ways to get your hands on your lost super.
Or simply call the ATO direct on 13 10 20 with your Tax File Number on hand. The ATO Lost Members Register will help you find any lost super that belongs to you.1 A lost member is a member who is inactive or uncontactable. A member is not a lost member if their address has been confirmed in the past two years, or they have indicated that they want to remain a member.