Saver Plus assists individuals and families on lower incomes to build assets and improve financial capability, and has supported thousands of lower income earners to develop a lasting savings habit.
Saver Plus offers:
Participants make regular deposits towards a savings goal over a 10-month period and attend workshops to build their financial management skills. When participants reach their savings goal, ANZ matches the amount – up to $500 – towards education costs including uniforms, text books, laptops, sports equipment, music tuition, TAFE or apprenticeship costs, and much more.
You may be eligible to join Saver Plus if you:
Saver Plus is delivered in 60 communities across Australia.
Phone 1300 610 355SMS your name and postcode to 1300 610 355Email saverplus(at)bsl.org.au
Established in 2003 to encourage saving for education expenses, Saver Plus is now offered in more than 60 communities across Australia. More...
Saver Plus, is Australia’s largest and longest running financial education and matched savings program. Since 2003 over 32,000 Saver Plus participants have saved more than $17.3 million, with ANZ matching $14 million for education expenses.
Saver Plus is an initiative of Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ, and delivered in partnership with local community organisations. It is funded by ANZ and the Australian Government. Read more...
Saver Plus is delivered in partnership with Berry Street, The Benevolent Society, The Smith Family, and other local community agencies – Bethany, Ballarat Group Training and Jewish Care Victoria. The program is funded by ANZ and the Australian Department of Social Services. Go to www.dss.gov.au for more information.
Saver Plus has been acknowledged as one the most internationally successful matched savings programs with various awards. Read more...
Saver Plus has won:
Findings from Saver PlusRead the RMIT research report Saver Plus: a decade of impact (PDF file, 817 KB) by Roslyn Russell and Mark Stewart 2015.
Read the latest impact report Saver Plus Report 2016 (PDF, 1.9MB)
Unemployed people on Newstart survive on as little as $38.48 a day - that's $269.40 a week for all the essentials.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.