Early Retirement Procedure

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Intent

This procedure outlines the process required to apply for early retirement and supports the provisions outlined in the Early Retirement Policy.

Scope

Early retirement is available to all continuing full-time and part-time staff members. There is no age restriction.

Procedure

Staff who are interested in early retirement  are strongly advised to seek professional financial, taxation and superannuation advice.

Eligible staff can discuss their interest with the head of their work unit ie College, Directorate, Office, Centre as appropriate.

Applications for early retirement are to be made using the Early Retirement Application Form and forwarded to the Director, Human Resources.

Applications will be considered and recommended by the Head of Work Unit, endorsed by the relevant Deputy Vice Chancellor, and approved by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Services & Resources.

Where an application is not approved, the decision is final and no appeal will be considered.

Related policy instruments

Early Retirement Policy

Early Retirement Application Form

Administration

NOTE:  Printed copies of this procedure are uncontrolled, and currency can only be assured at the time of printing.

Approval Details

Policy Sponsor

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Services and Resources

Version no

17-1

Date for next Major Review (in accordance with the Policy Handbook):

27/06/2020

Revision History

Version

Approval date

Implementation date

Details

Author

17-1

27/06/2017

13/07/2017

Procedure moved from the policy to this procedure document in accordance with the Policy and Delegations Framework procedures.

Deputy Director, Human Resources