National Education Summit, 30-31 August
Join principals, school leaders and educators from K-12 at the National Education Summit.
Over two days in Melbourne enjoy concurrent conferences, a symposium and interactive seminars alongside an education-focused Free Trade Expo. Earn professional development hours on all events you attend.
Over the course of the summit in 2019, leading voices and academics will present conference and seminar events across key topics including: Special Needs, Digital Classrooms, Positive Education and Leadership.
Discounted whitegoods, electronics and more through Union Shopper
Union Shopper provides members with the best possible savings on whitegoods, electronics, cars, insurance and travel through its collective buying power.
ACTU member benefits
Australian Unions Member Advantage program is available to all AEU members in partnership with the ACTU. As a union member, you can take advantage of the collective buying power of more than 1.8 million members to get big discounts on everything from cars to movie tickets.
Apple online store
AEU members have exclusive access to the AEU's own Apple Online Store, with additional savings on Apple computers on top of the standard education discount.
Offers are subject to Apple terms and conditions.
Banking and finance
Get the most out of your finances, with a bank that puts people before profits.
Our partners Bank Australia and Bank First are both customer-owned and socially responsible banks that understand your particular financial needs.
Get a great deal on a new car and car accessories with special deals for union members from our various partners.
Disaster and welfare support
The AEU maintains a disaster and welfare fund for members in times of need.
Members can claim up to $500 to cover the loss of possessions in incidents such as floods or fire.
Health insurance through Teachers Health Fund
Teachers Health Fund has been committed to the health and wellbeing of educators and their families since 1954.
As the largest industry-based fund, with over 110,000 members across Australia, Teachers Health Fund understands the education community and the unique physical and mental demands placed on the individuals within it.
Free counselling for school staff
School staff can access free, confidential, 24/7 counselling services through the Optum Employee Assistance Program.
Superannuation and retirement services
The AEU has endorsed ESSSuper and VicSuper as preferred superannuation funds for our members.
These organisations are well-versed in the superannuation and financial planning for retirement needs of education staff across all sectors and their dedicated team of financial planners are available for appointments at the AEU Victoria office in Abbotsford, VicSuper offices throughout Victoria and ESSSuper office Level 16, 140 William Street, Melbourne.
AEU members can get discounts from a range of travel providers and services – whether a getaway down the coast, car hire or travel insurance.
Cracka Wines offers an extra 7.5% saving on top of their already discounted prices for union members - just use code UNIONS at the checkout.