Great Australian Dream slipping away for the young?

Date Published: 05/11/2020 Category: Member Benefits

Gen Y and Gen Z are suffering heavily from the COVID-19 pandemic, with new research suggesting their key life milestones have been set back years – or possibly forever.

Member Benefits Update September 2020

Date Published: 02/09/2020 Category: Member Benefits Super Workers rights

Here is the September instalment of your Member Benefits Update.

Member Benefits Update July 2020

Date Published: 01/07/2020 Category: Member Benefits Minimum wage

Happy July, dear readers, and welcome to this month’s edition of your Member Benefits Update.

Financial fitness webinars for all Australians

Date Published: 03/06/2020 Category: Member Benefits Super

First State Super webinars are designed to answer all your superannuation questions and prepare you for a better financial future.

Is generosity putting your retirement at risk?

Date Published: 31/01/2017 Category: Member Benefits

When we think of all the things that could get in the way of a quality retirement one factor is often overlooked: our children.

Australian Unions Member Benefits Update October 2016

Date Published: 06/10/2016 Category: Member Benefits

This month we bring you a timely update on our Member Benefits smartphone app, info on proposed changes to Super and how it might affect your retirement plans, there’s a great offer on new tyres from Tyresales.

How proposed changes to super will impact your retirement planning

Date Published: 03/10/2016 Category: Member Benefits Super

4 things you need to know…
With the election over, some of the proposed changes to super are now being debated in parliament.

Turn your tax refund into smart money

Date Published: 22/07/2015 Category: Member Benefits

We look at simple ways to put this year’s tax cheque to good use.

In less than 4 weeks the Income Test for the Age Pension will change. Do you know if your retirement plans will be impacted?

Date Published: 03/12/2014 Category: Member Benefits

Do you know if your retirement plans will be impacted?Currently, the Centrelink Income Test used to calculate eligibility for benefits such as the Age Pension, treats income received from Account Based Pensions differently from that received from other sources such as bank accounts, managed funds and shares.