Retired Associates - Public Service Association

Retired Associates

The PSA’s Retired Associates’ Group is very active and has affiliations to other retirees’ organisations.

Advantages of membership include:

  • Remaining a member of the PSA
  • Receiving Red Tape and being kept abreast of union issues
  • Membership of Provident Fund – $4,000 funeral benefit until age 70
  • Access to PSA lawyers with first consultation free
  • Affiliation with Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association (CPSA) and Australian Council of Public Sector Retiree Organisations (ACPSRO)
  • Fellowship at meetings and speakers on a range of informative topics followed by refreshments.

Executive of the Retired Associates Group

Robert Ryan, Chairperson
David McKeough, A/G Secretary
Robert Asbury, Senior Vice President
Paul Turner, Junior Vice Chair

Committee Members:

Barry Blanchard
John Carmichael
David Griffin

Frank Scharfe
Mark Gordon
Robert McGarn
Wayne O’Mara
Fred Shelley

3 (three) Committee member vacancies remain

Membership of the Retired Associates Branch

Membership with Provident Fund is $42.45 per year (July 2019 – June 2020).

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 Branch


The Executive usually meets on the third Friday of each month.

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 refreshments at lunchtime and a warm welcome is assured.

Please note meetings are postponed due to COVID-19 until further notice. 

  • Tuesday, 23 June 2020 – AGM
  • Tuesday, 25 August 2020
  • Tuesday, 27 October 2020
  • Tuesday, 8 December 2020

To read the Retired Associate 2017-18 Annual Report click HERE.

To view the Retired Associates’ Group Brochure click HERE.

For further information please contact Robert Ryan, Chairperson on (02) 9542 2034 or by email

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