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Tax free redundancy payments
Protect’s genuine redundancy claims are tax free up to the maximum limits imposed by the ATO, which ensures you get the maximum possible payout when you need it most. As of 1 July, 2020 the tax free threshold and the ETP cap increased.
Free confidential counselling
During this time of concern for health, employment and finances, Protect members are reminded that you have access to our free confidential counselling service 24/7.
Here for you when times are tough
Protect was established to assist workers when times are tough. We’re often assisting members when they’re having their worst day so anything we can do to help always feels rewarding.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Severance Update
Protect’s role in the industry is to support members in times of difficulty in relation to their employment. This article advises severance changes and assistance available to members to help bear the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Protect office closure
The Protect office in North Melbourne closed 24 March, service continues with staff working from home. Read on to learn of the arrangements in place to continue support for Protect members.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Income Protection Update
This article aims to answer the most commonly asked questions in relation to the developing coronavirus (COVID-19). As the situation unfolds new challenges will arise but rest assured our aim is to continue to support all Protect members as best as we can.
Big change benefits Protect severance members
The best features of our TER & GRA severance accounts have been rolled into one new Protect account
Income protection for all, that's the spirit
Employment conditions for Bonnie and Jess, and all 60 of their crew, have gotten even better with the inclusion of Protect income protection
Five years after redundancy
“When the company went into liquidation, I was so lucky to have my Protect account. It gave me the ability to take a breather and plan for where I wanted to head in the future.”
New legislation extends tax free redundancy payments
Those working longer in life are no longer exempt from the tax benefits of being made redundant
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