Retired Associates - Public Service Association

Retired Associates


The Retired Associates of the PSA CPSU NSW is very active and has affiliations to other retirees’ organisations.

Advantages of membership include:

  • Remaining a member of the PSA CPSU NSW
  • Receiving the union’s quarterly magazine, Red Tape, and being kept abreast of union and social issues
  • Continued membership of the PSA’s Provident Fund – $4,000 benefit until age 70
  • Access to lawyers for personal matters, with first consultation free
  • A FREE Will prepared by McNally Jones Staff Lawyers
  • Affiliation with Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) and Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations (ACPSRO) and the Quality Aged Care Action Group
  • Regular meetings with speakers on a range of informative topics followed by light refreshments.

Executive of the Retired Associates

Dave McKeough, President
Robert Asbury, Senior Vice President
Janette Beer, Junior Vice President
Carmel McKeough, Secretary
Stan Beal, Assistant Secretary
Susan Emery, Welfare Officer
Nicola Christie, Women’s Contact Officer

Committee Members:

Barry Blanchard
Susan Jedrejczyk
John Lievore
Wayne McMillan
Ysbrand Oosten
Mara Tudorin

Membership of the Retired Associates Branch

Membership with Provident Fund is $42.45 per year .

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


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 light refreshments at lunchtime and a warm welcome is assured.


  • Tuesday, 28 February 2023
  • Tuesday, 18 April 2023
  • Tuesday, 27 June 2023 – AGM
  • Tuesday, 22 August 2023
  • Tuesday, 24 October 2023
  • Tuesday, 5 December 2023

For further information please contact Dave Mckeough on 0417 680 626 or by email

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