Member Benefits

Aware Super supports Global Shapers’ landmark climate survey for Aussies under 30

Date Published: 01/04/2021
Category: Member Benefits

The Global Shapers community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, is inviting young Australians to co-design the country’s COVID-19 recovery in a landmark survey: Foundations for Tomorrow, Your Voice. Supported by Aware Super, the first-of-its-kind survey will quiz young Australians under 30, on their opinions on the threat of climate change, responsible business, the…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/01/aware-super-supports-global-shapers-landmark-climate-survey-for-aussies-under-30/

Cuts to super will hurt young women the most, new Industry Super Australia campaign video warns

Date Published: 01/04/2021
Category: Member Benefits

Women already retire with far less than men and now some government MPs want to cut super and push women even further behind, a new Industry Super Australia (ISA) campaign video warns.   With more women set to receive the promised super rate increase than men, ensuring it goes ahead is a crucial part of closing…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/01/cuts-to-super-will-hurt-young-women-the-most-new-industry-super-australia-campaign-video-warns/

Have you checked your health cover lately?

Date Published: 01/04/2021
Category: Member Benefits

It’s easy to let things like your health insurance just roll along year after year. But a quick check could really save you. Member Advantage shares a very healthy partnership with HCF, Australia’s largest not-for-profit health insurance provider. HCF put their profits back into providing better quality and better value cover for their customers. The…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/01/have-you-checked-your-health-cover-lately/

Member Benefits Update March 2021

Date Published: 11/03/2021
Category: Member Benefits

Member Benefits Update March 2021 Greetings and welcome to the March edition of the Australian Unions Member Benefits update.  We have an update on the state of household economies from ME and introduce you to some of the workers impacted by proposed changes to IR laws.  There’s also more episodes of the On The Job Podcast and news from…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/11/member-benefits-update-march-2021/

Petrol on a bonfire

Date Published: 04/03/2021
Category: Member Benefits

New ISA analysis released last week shows what we all knew: pouring people’s super into the property market would significantly jack up house prices. Inflated house prices may be secondary to those backbench MPs who own multiple investment properties and have 15 percent super to fall back on, but for aspiring homeowners dealing with already…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/04/petrol-on-a-bonfire/

Meet Partnervest (formerly ifsinvest) – your non-super investment platform

Date Published: 03/03/2021
Category: Member Benefits

We are excited to announce that ifsinvest has changed its name to Partnervest. Partnervest began as part of Industry Fund Services. Today, Partnervest is part of Franklin Templeton, one of the world’s leading fund managers. This change has been a part of our plan since our transition to Franklin Templeton from Industry Fund Services (IFS)….

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/03/meet-partnervest-formerly-ifsinvest-your-non-super-investment-platform/

Save on health cover with HCF and Member Advantage

Date Published: 03/03/2021
Category: Member Benefits

Covid 19 has made us think about a lot of things – none more so than our health. We all want to stay healthy while also protecting ourselves from rising health costs. That’s where Member Advantage’s partnership with HCF, Australia’s largest not-for-profit health insurance provider, can help. Because they’re not for profit, HCF health insurance…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/03/save-on-health-cover-with-hcf-and-member-advantage/

Over a quarter of Aussies feel financially worse off

Date Published: 03/03/2021
Category: Member Benefits

The current and future comfort of many households is in question, according to ME Bank’s latest Household Financial Comfort Report, a bi-annual survey which quantifies how comfortable Australian households feel about their financial situation. ME’s 19th survey shows over a quarter of households saying that they feel ‘worse off about their financial situation over the…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/03/over-a-quarter-of-aussies-feel-financially-worse-off/

Member Benefits Update January/February 2021

Date Published: 04/02/2021
Category: Member Benefits

Greetings and welcome to the first Australian Unions Member Benefits update for 2021.  We have advice on getting your savings growing from Me Bank and bring you news of the Australian Unions campaign to protect your wages and conditions.  There’s also more episodes of the On The Job Podcast and an update on term desposits.  We also…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/04/member-benefits-update-january-february-2021/

Ready to buy a new car? Get the best price at the push of a button.

Date Published: 04/02/2021
Category: Member Benefits

Buying a new car can be a frustrating and time-consuming process, so Member Advantage has partnered with MotorBuys to make the process simpler. MotorBuys gives you the tools to get the best price without any pressure at the push of a button. They have every car, every colour, every accessory, and every dealership on their…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/04/ready-to-buy-a-new-car-get-the-best-price-at-the-push-of-a-button/