Answer: The answer is no if you’re under the age of 65. Anyone under the age of 65 can make super contributions whether they are working, rearing children, looking after a sick partner, recovering from illness or on an extended holiday.
If you are aged 65 or over then you must satisfy a work test if you’re seeking to make super contributions. You must be gainfully employed for at least 40 hours in a consecutive 30-day period in the year in which you make the super contribution.
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