member benefits

COVID-19 and investment markets

Date Published: 05/05/2021
Category: Member Benefits

A year on from the start of the pandemic is a good time to reflect on what happened, and how investment markets reacted. As 2020 dawned Australia was coping with drought and fire. It sometimes feels like a lifetime ago, but it was just over a year ago that we all saw footage of beach…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/05/covid-19-and-investment-markets/

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/

Christmas sparkle on a small spend

Date Published: 27/11/2020
Category: Minimum wage

The festive season brings fun, joy and celebration. And we could all do with plenty of that in 2020! Christmas can also mean splashing the cash – although this year could be different. Research by industry super fund-owned ME Bank shows 77% of Australians are taking a more cautious approach to spending during the pandemic.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/27/christmas-sparkle-on-a-small-spend/

The incredible story behind our Limited Edition Tie-Dyed ‘We’re For Workers’ Tee

Date Published: 16/10/2020
Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits

“All the shirts are unique and you never know how one will look – that’s why it’s so exciting… ”When COVID-19 hit, Beth was laid off from her job in the fashion industry after 15 years.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/10/16/the-incredible-story-behind-our-limited-edition-tie-dyed-were-for-workers-tee/

Member Benefits Update October 2020

Date Published: 07/10/2020
Category: Member Benefits

The October edition of your Member Benefits Update explores the potential traps of the ‘buy now pay later’ craze, we announce the winners of the ACTU/ME Bank 2020 NRL and AFL Footy Tipping competitions and we show you how to register for the upcoming ACTU Virtual Organising Conference.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/10/07/member-benefits-update-october-2020/

Summer specials at commercial prices

Date Published: 06/10/2020
Category: Member Benefits

Get ready for summer with this month’s specials from The Good Guys Commercial.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/10/06/summer-specials-at-commercial-prices/

First State Super has a new name

Date Published: 05/10/2020
Category: Member Benefits Super

First State Super has changed its name to Aware Super.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/10/05/first-state-super-has-a-new-name/