The Morrison Government’s 2020 budget is – *drumroll please*
While the Morrison Government contemplates tax cuts for the wealthy and returning to a punitive approach to welfare payments, Australian unions have been thinking hard about what comes after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Every Australian can win, if discussions between the government, business, and the union movement address weaknesses in workplace law that started long before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The September edition of your member benefits update brings you seven ways to save money and the planet, we pose the question who needs financial planning exactly, we bring you news from the recent awarding to the Australian union movement of the Medal of the Order of Timor-Leste, there are exclusive union member discounts off your next travel adventure plus we have two fantastic DVD titles courtesy of Madman Entertainment to give away in our monthly competition!
Photo: L-R Thomas Mayor, Sally McManus, Martin Kingham, Michele O’Neil, Leigh Hubbard, Ged Kearney and Kate Lee accepting the Medal of the Order of Timor-Leste on behalf of the Australian union movement last month.
The August edition of your member benefits update brings you the latest on how to put your tax refund to good use, we look at the scourge of unpaid super, there’s some great Father’s Day deals available using your Member Benefits program and you could win one of five family (ADMIT 4) inseason passes to see Angry Birds in our monthly competition!
Save or splurge? Put your tax refund to good use
How good is tax time? In exchange for a few hours filling out your tax return, you could receive a handy refund cheque.
In the June edition of your member benefits update we pay tribute to former Prime Minister and former ACTU President, Bob Hawke, we highlight five traps to avoid as a first home buyer, there’s a handy guide on superannuation terminology, plus you can win one of six DVDs in our competition!
Photo: Annie, a HACSU member from Victoria, is proud to be union – read her story here and other union members’ stories on our Facebook page
Vale Bob Hawke
It is with immense sorrow and gratitude that the Australian union movement acknowledges the passing of Bob Hawke on 16 May 2019.
Feeling the pinch of financial stress? Industry super fund-owned bank ME identifies some of the top financial concerns facing Australian households – and what you can do to beat them in 2019.
In the August edition of your Member Benefits Update we welcome the new ACTU President, Michele O’Neil, we help you make the most of tax time, there’s info on the government’s proposal to find your lost super, we’re calling on you to help Australia get the pay rise it deserves, we have some terrific Father’s Day gift ideas you can access through your Member Benefits program, plus you can go in the draw to win one of four double passes to see ‘Madiba the Musical’!
Make the most of tax time
With a juicy refund up for grabs, bank statements can hold the key to tax savings.
Welcome to 2018.
What’s the single smartest investment for the New Year? That’s easy.