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Home - Protect: Severance and Income Protection benefits

Christmas/New Year Holidays Office Closure

Our office will close for the Christmas holiday period at 11.00am on Friday 22nd December 2017 and re open at 8.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Claims received after 10.30am Friday 22nd December 2017, will be processed on our return in January.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous 2018.


December 13, 2017


Protect App now available

September 26, 2017

Protect is pleased to announce that we have completed all our testing and our new App is now available in the App stores.

The Protect App gives you access to:
• Check your balance online
• Lodge an initial claim if eligible
• Check your claims history
• Check if your contributions are up to date
• Update your details
• Change your password

You can download our App by entering ‘Protect Severance’ in the search section in the Apple or Google Play stores.

We would appreciate if you would also take the time to rate the App in the App Stores. This provides us with valuable feedback so we can look at ways to improve this service for you and our other members.



Protect Counselling now Provided by Hunterlink

September 05, 2017

We are pleased to advise that Protect has partnered with Hunterlink as our new Protect Counselling provider.

Hunterlink is a national and not-for-profit organisation experienced in providing support to the industry and various organisations throughout Australia. They operate a national 24/7 helpline and Employee Assistance Programs.

Protect Counselling, provided by Hunterlink is a free support program - independent of Protect, providing you and your immediate family members access to qualified professionals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - Australia-wide.

Please call 1300 725 881 (free call) if you need to speak to a trained, professional counsellor.

For more information about Protect's free counselling services you can also access the counselling portal through our website - http://www.protect.net.au/Counselling



Genuine Redundancy accounts tax free threshold for 2017/2018

July 01, 2017

$10,155 for the initial year, $5078 for each full year of service with your employer.




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