Your super does not automatically pass under your Will. Instead, it is governed by the agreement that you entered into with the trustee/s of your superannuation fund and the relevant legislation.
To have control over who will receive your super you must make a document called a ‘Nomination’. Without a valid Nomination in place, your superannuation fund will decide which one or more of your dependants and/or legal personal representative (ie. your Executor/s) receive your super.
It is not a simple matter of nominating a beneficiary. There are different types of nominations that will be available depending on your superannuation fund, such as:
Advantages of a Nomination therefore include: