Saver Plus

Join Australia’s award winning free financial education and matched savings program and receive up to $500 for you or your children’s education.

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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.

46,000+ participants

Over 46,000 participants have joined the program

$24M+ saved

Over $24 million saved by participants

$19m+ saved

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

Find us in one of 60 communities around Australia


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

Program partners

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 for more information.

Find us on Facebook

Join our Saver Plus Facebook community! Keep up-to-date with savings tips and fun competitions we run!

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.

Looking for more inspiration?

Jamie shares her experience of Saver Plus and saving for her children’s education and her own study

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Philip shares his experience of Saver Plus and saving for his own traineeship

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Shani shares her experience of Saver Plus and saving for her child’s education

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