Join Australia’s award winning free financial education and matched savings program and receive up to $500 for you or your children’s education.
What is Saver Plus?
Saver Plus supports families and individuals on a tight budget to develop lasting savings habits through a financial education program.
Free 10-month savings program
Learn to save regularly to develop lasting savings habits
Savings matched up to $500
Receive up to $500 for education costs for you or your children
Build money management skills
Savings tips · Budgeting skills · Goal setting · Needs vs wants · Banking · Superannuation · Debt · Credit cards
Offered Australia wide
Through community organisations in 60 communities across Australia in every state and territory
Supporting Australians to save since 2003
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.
Over 46,000 participants have joined the program
Over $24 million saved by participants
ANZ has matched over $19 million for education expenses
Why learn with us?
There are many benefits to joining the program.
Lasting savings habits
87% participants continue to save the same amount or more 3 to 7 years after completing the program
Be better prepared
78% participants were better equipped for unexpected expenses
Stay in control
80% had more control over their finances
Improved personal wellbeing
100% experienced increases in life, financial and employment satisfaction, whilst 88% reported increased self-esteem
Who can apply
To be eligible for Saver Plus you must:
- Be 18 years plus
- Have regular income from work (you or your partner)*
- Have a child at school or starting next year, or studying yourself
Have a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card and an eligible Centrelink payment*
* Many types of income and Centrelink payments are eligible, please contact us for more information
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 goal and have your savings matched up to $500 by ANZ for education items for your or your children’s education expenses
Saver Plus is a program developed by Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ.
Delivered in partnership with The Smith Family, Berry Street, Ballarat Group Training and Bethany Community Support.
The program is funded by ANZ and the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Go to www.dss.gov.au for more information.
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Our awards and recognition
Outstanding Achievement Award - MoneySmart Week 2012
Outstanding Achievement Award in the Community category MoneySmart Week 2012 (MoneyMinded won this same award in 2013).
Recognised as world’s best practice program
Recognised as world’s best practice in 2008, outperforming similar programs in the UK, USA, South America and Asia.
Money Magazine’s Best of the Best Awards 2007 and 2008
Third place winner and a Gold winner in the Best Socially Responsible Product category, in Money Magazine’s Best of the Best Awards 2007 and 2008 respectively.
Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships
Contributed to the receipt, by the Financial Literacy and Inclusion Partnership, of a Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships in 2006 and 2007.