Published: 07/07/2021
Category: Member Benefits
Published: 07/07/2021
Category: Member Benefits
Workers campaigning for Secure Work in Mackay.

Greetings and welcome to the July edition of the Australian Unions Member Benefits update. This month, we’ve got some winter saving suggestions from Me, information about the vaccine roll out and exciting news about changes to the superannuation.

We also have ten double passes to see Don’t Breathe 2 in cinemas to give away!

7 fun ways to save in winter

Don’t get the blues this winter. Use it as an opportunity to budget, save and make it rain.

Frosty mornings, short days and cold nights. Sounds like the perfect time to rug up and save some money. Instead of dreading winter, make it a season to stay indoors and fatten up your bank account.

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Vaccinations – your questions answered

With much of the country back in lockdown, it is clear the war against COVID-19 is not over. Our most effective weapon in this battle is vaccination. Australian Unions is calling on the Government to provide in-workplace vaccination programs, a choice of vaccines, and more funds to pay workers for sick leave if they suffer vaccine side effects.

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Opinion piece: Industry Super Australia Chief Executive Bernie Dean

From July 1 millions of Australian workers will get a retirement savings boost as the government lifts the super rate from 9.5% to 10%.

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It pays to be prepared.

Spending a few minutes on your insurance today could save you from financial headaches down the track. As part of your benefits, you have access to Member Advantage Insurance Broking, which includes personalised service from a dedicated Account Manager. No call centres! Members can also take advantage of great rates from trusted insurers like Vero and Bingle, as well as savings on HCF Health Insurance. From income protection to professional indemnity and car insurance, we’ve got your back!

Visit your Member Advantage benefits platform to start your quote today.

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Want a job with a union?

There are some excellent union roles currently listed on the ACTU Job Vacancies web page.  A variety of positions are available, from organisers to industrial officers, customer service representatives and lots more.

So if you’re in the market for a great union role why not check out what’s on offer today?

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Stephen Lang stars in Screen Gems’ DON’T BREATHE 2.

WIN one of ten double passes to see Don’t Breathe 2

DON’T BREATHE 2  is set in the years following the initial deadly home invasion, where Norman Nordstrom lives in quiet solace until his past sins catch up to him. 

From Producers Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe), Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert and directed by Rodo Sayagues, DON’T BREATHE 2 stars Stephen Lang, Brendan Sexton III, Madelyn Grace.
Watch the trailer on YouTube:

To enter the draw to win one of ten double passes to Don’t Breathe 2, simply email [email protected] with your name, address, union name and membership number before close of business Thursday 24th June 2021.

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Member Benefits Update July 2021

Member Benefits Update July 2021