Saver Plus

Join Australia's longest running financial education and matched savings program. Build financial skills, develop life-long savings habits, and receive up to $500 to assist with education costs.

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Currently the program is being delivered online.

Celebrating 50,000 Savers since 2003

What is Saver Plus?

Saver Plus is a financial education program for families and individuals on a tight budget to develop life-long savings habits.

 

How it works

Step 1 Goal

If eligible for the program, set a savings goal with your Coordinator for your education related item(s)

Step 2 Saving

Open an ANZ Progress Saver account and start to regularly save over 10 months

Step 3 Education

Complete our fun MoneyMinded financial education workshops

Step 4 Matching

Reach savings goals and have your savings matched up to $500 by ANZ for education items for you or your children's education expenses


Who can apply

To be eligible for Saver Plus, you must have all of the following:

  • Have a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card AND an eligible Centrelink payment*
  • Be in school yourself OR have a child in school (can be starting school next year)
  • Have regular income from work (either yourself or your partner)*
  • Be 18+ years old

* Many types of income and Centrelink payments are eligible, see the  Saver Plus terms and conditions for more information


Supporting Australians to save since 2003

Saver Plus is co-funded by the Australian Government and ANZ.


Program benefits

An independent 2018 RMIT University report, Saver Plus: Pathways to Wellbeing (2.9 MB PDF) found participants:

Build lasting savings habits

87% participants continue to save the same amount or more 3 to 7 years after completing the program

Be better prepared for unexpected expenses

78% participants were better equipped for unexpected expenses

Stay in control

80% participants had more control over their finances

Improve personal wellbeing

100% experienced increases in life, financial and employment satisfaction, whilst 88% reported increased self-esteem

Saver Plus stories

Over 50,000 people have joined the program, saving over $26M.

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Cassie is a single mum of five. “I wouldn’t have had the money if it weren’t for Saver Plus and my kids would have had to miss out on lessons.”

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Gishan is a uni student in Melbourne. “It was a great way to learn how to save money while studying.”

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Mimi is a Saver Plus Coordinator from Hurstville. She first discovered the Saver Plus program 11 years ago when she was studying at TAFE NSW and wanted to save up for a laptop.

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About Saver Plus

Established by The Brotherhood of St Laurence in partnership with ANZ in 2003, Saver Plus is Australia’s largest and longest-running financial education and matched savings program. ANZ has matched over $21M for education expenses.

Saver Plus is delivered across Australia by the following local organisations: The Smith Family, Berry Street, Ballarat Group Training and Bethany Community Support.