Your membership with The Services Union gives you a lot of value!

Union members are better paid, have better working conditions and job security as well as access to Industrial Support and Advice from our Union’s experienced Industrial Officers. 

You can also save thousands of dollars a year by accessing our exclusive Member Benefits! We work in partnership with several trusted organisations to bring you the best possible value from your membership. Check out all our offerings on this page and make sure to use our calculator tool to tailor savings unique to you.

Access to Member Advantage, ASU Launchpad, Professional Indemnity Insurance and The New Daily is automatically activated once you join.

If you would like to access your Free Will, Union Shopper or find out how much money you can save with Union Health then simply fill in the form on this page or get in contact with us on [email protected] or by calling us on Services Connect on 07 3844 5300. Want to share this with your colleagues about why they should join?  

Member benefits:

+ Welcome to Union Health – it's time for a fairer health fund We have partnered with Union Health – a specialist health fund for union members  brought to you by TUH – Australia’s most trusted health fund – to provide you with great health insurance coverage that focuses on fair. So, if you’re ready for your health to be treated fairly, it’s time to take a closer look at Union Health.

We're backed by TUH Health Fund
TUH Health Fund ranked top for trustworthiness, satisfaction and likelihood to be recommended in a national survey by Ipsos Public Affairs. On top of that, in the latest DBM Consultants’ Consumer Atlas survey of over 60,000 Australians, TUH was also voted Australia’s Most Recommended Members-Owned Health Fund. With their support, Union Health delivers the same award-winning level of service. We do what we promise and we stand by our values, union values.

More hospitals to choose from
If you’re going into hospital, not only do Union Health have a larger choice of hospitals, they also offer a higher percentage of services with no out-of-pocket expenses than BUPA, NIB or MEDIBANK (2018 State of the Health Funds Report).

A belief in quality
Union Health cover have a range of quality products that will suit you through your different life stages.

A health fund that's 100% member-owned
Union Health believe in acting in the best interests of their members, not shareholders. That’s why they don’t pay their people commission, so you get fair, genuine advice. And because they’re 100% member-owned, their profits go straight back to you in the form of better products and services.

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Source: Ipsos Healthcare & Insurance Australia survey 2017

+ First Aid We’ve just launched a brand new benefit for ASU Members! That’s right, as an ASU member you can now get up to 30% off First Aid Training at the Red Cross! Learn more.

+ Mental health training  We know your mental health matters. That’s why the ASU have partnered with the Red Cross to give members 20% off Mental Health First Aid Training.

You’ve probably heard of CPR and First Aid Training, but Mental Health First Aid is just as important and gives you the knowledge and confidence to support people who need it. To book in for Mental Health First Aid training, use your exclusive ASU-member only discount code at the check out to get 20% off.

Having mental health first aid skills means that you can support someone in a crisis or who’s developing a mental health problem and make a real difference to your community. You’ll gain skills and strategies to support the people around you and gain a better understanding of different mental health issues.

So book in for Mental Health First Aid training now by clicking this link and enter the discount code at the checkout. Call us on 3844 5300 to get your discount code.

As an ASU member you can access massively discounted First Aid training courses, including Mental Health First Aid, CPR, First Aid for Babies and Children and more.

For all available First Aid courses and your discount code, get in touch with us today by calling 3844 5300.

+ Union Shopper  The team at Union Shopper have been delivering great shopping, travel and auto deals for union members for over 40 years. Sign up for Union Shopper today and register to access commercial prices through The Good Guys and much more.

+ Professional Indemnity Insurance Do you work in the Social and Community Services Sector?

You may not be aware but your union membership automatically provides you with Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Our policy provides limit of indemnity up to $5,000,000 for any one claim and $15,000,000 in the aggregate and cover for legal costs in relation to inquiries.

This covers you no matter where you work in the community sector. Whether that’s disability services, mental health, homelessness or youth it pays to be a member and to have peace of mind that you’re fully covered.

+ The New Daily As a member of The Services Union, you will automatically receive The New Daily – a free daily online news service, straight to your inbox.

The New Daily is one of Australia’s fastest growing news services, delivered every morning with the day’s top stories, in news, sport, weather, entertainment, superannuation and personal finance. Check out The New Daily here.

There’s nothing you need to do – your free subscription with automatically start after you join. You can opt-out directly to The New Daily at any time if you decide later that you no longer wish to receive daily emails.

+ Union fees = Tax deductible  Your union membership is 100% tax deductible!

This is a great reason to join as any cost associated with union membership is greatly reduced or completely negated by your Member Benefits and your tax deduction.

Our office will automatically send you a copy of your tax statement to your nominated email address at the end of each financial year. If you would like to request a copy of your statement please contact our membership team on 3844 5300 or email us at [email protected]

+ Freedom Fuels

Members have access to some great savings on fuel and store purchases through our Freedom Fuels discount card available exclusively by invitation.  To register for a Freedom Fuels discount Card, please follow the link: https://theservicesunion.freedomfuels.com.au/  and then call Services Connect on 3844 5300 to get the access code.

Freedom Fuels discount Card holders are entitled to the following discounts at participating outlets:

  •     6c per litre (inc GST) off the full pump price of Diesel, ULP91 and E10 ULP;
  •     8c per litre (inc GST) off the full pump price for premium fuel (95 & 98) purchases;
  •     No minimum purchasing volume limits to qualify for discounts but there is a maximum of 120 litres per transaction;
  •     5% off store purchases  excluding newspapers, magazines, all Telco communication items including handsets, phone recharge vouchers and prepaid mobile SIM cards, credit or other prepaid cards, cigarettes and tobacco products, Go Via cards, trailer or equipment hire, and/or any other third party supplied product sold by Freedom Fuels as an Agent.
  •     Additional periodic over and above offers communicated through their nominated medium of either text or email.

To register for a Freedom Fuels discount Card, please follow the link: https://theservicesunion.freedomfuels.com.au/ and then enter the code.

The Terms and Conditions of use will be provided for acceptance within the registration site. Freedom Fuels discount digital cards will be sent via email within 24 hours of registration.

Cards are to be presented to the attendant at the beginning of service transactions in order for discounts to be applied.

We look forward to seeing you enjoying your discounts!

 

 

I offset my fortnightly union fees by accessing Member Benefits which give me savings on groceries and services.”

Kate - ASU member - Local Govt. 
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29th Way - Domestic and Family Violence Leave - We Won't Wait

The Albanese Labor Government has introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2022 as one of their first acts. Members and Delegates of the Australian Services Union (ASU) across the country started and led t 1/02/2022