Discounts and Services

Check out some of the special offers from our member benefits suppliers below.

You can also check out the benefits available for ASU members on these websites:

Discounts, shopping and gift cards: Union Shopper

Banking: ME




Beat the top five financial stresses of 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.Slow wage growthIf your ... Read More

The dangers of ‘buy now, pay later’

A raft of ‘buy now, pay later’ options like Afterpay and zipPay are giving the consumers the opportunity take their purchases home immediately and pay them off over time.But there are downsides that shoppers ... Read More

Online shopping guide – 5 ways to stay safe and have fun

Embrace the possibilities of online shopping and keep your money safe with these five failsafe strategies from ME.No matter whether you’re planning to put the latest fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue or an elusive part ... Read More

10 budget hacks when you’re just starting out

No matter whether you’re studying or a newbie in the workforce, it’s still possible to grow your savings. Check out our top 10 tips to help your savings grow.Get happy Happy hour used to be a thing at ... Read More

Improve your credit health

You stay active, try to eat from a variety of food groups and aim for a decent amount of sleep each night. But are you taking good care of your credit health too? Research shows most women are not.     No ... Read More

Launch Your Career

ASU Career Launchpad registrations open NOW!The ASU Career Launchpad is your exclusive member-only professional development webinars designed to help you take the next step in your career. We are now opening ... Read More

Financial hygiene takes a break on holidays

Follow one simple step to keep vacation spending under control.The colder months are upon us, which means plenty of Australians will be embarking on some budget travel.Making plans and preparations for an overseas holiday ... Read More

The money mistake you can’t afford to make

One in four Australians are making a big mistake with their money and it’s draining their finances.Research shows 25% of Aussies are not paying off debt even though they’re sitting on cash savings. And it turns ... Read More

Your best investment for 2018

What’s the single smartest investment for the New Year? That’s easy. You.Ask people to nominate their best investment and many will say their home or super. Others will barrack for rental properties or ... Read More

The sudden interest in interest-only loans

We put interest-only loans under the spotlight to explain the why, when and how this type of loan can be useful.You may be aware that interest-only loans came under the scrutiny of banking watchdog APRA early in 2017. In a ... Read More

ME Article - How to get on top of your home loan before rates rise

With speculation rising about higher interest rates, now’s the time to get on top of your home loan and wave away concerns over rising rates.Current interest rates are at record lows in Australia – and while ... Read More

ME article - 3 ways to boost your borrowing power

Click here to read the ME article for first time borrowers.Please note that you will need to be an ASU member and logged onto the website to view this article. Read More

ME article - 5 reasons your savings are going backwards

Click here to read the ME article about savings.Please note that you will need to be an ASU member and logged onto the website to view this article. Read More

Great savings on International Transfers for ASU WA members.

Many people use their bank for international money transfers, simply because it’s easy. However, your bank could be charging you excessive fees and giving you poor exchange rates.In partnership with ASU WA, OFX offers ... Read More

ASU WA members receive 10% off Chubb Travel Insurance

Going on a holiday is about creating lasting memories, not having to worry about unexpected concerns. With Chubb Travel Insurance, you can sit back and relax knowing that you and your family are covered.To see how to enjoy ... Read More