The Smith Family

Saver Plus

Saver Plus is a free matched savings and financial education program that matches participants’ savings, dollar for dollar, up to $500, for education costs such as uniforms, books, excursions, sports fees TAFE costs and laptops.

Participants set a savings goal for education costs, make regular deposits into a savings account over 10 months, and attend financial skills workshops. At the end of the program their savings are matched by ANZ, dollar for dollar, up to $500, to be used for education costs.

Parents and students are eligible to join Saver Plus if they meet all the following the criteria:

  • be over 18 years old;
  • have a Centrelink Health Care or Pensioner Concession card and receive an eligible Centrelink benefit;
  • have some regular income from work (themselves or their partner) including casual, part-time, full-time or seasonal employment; and
  • have a child enrolled at school (or enrolled to start school), or attend vocational education themselves.


What the service can help with

Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Financial information and/or support

How the service is delivered

Information, Advice and Education
Support Services Financial assistance in the form of matched savings.

Services are available for

Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

18 - 25

To access the service, clients

Must be a health care card holder
Must live in Brighton; Burnie City; Central Coast; Clarence City; Derwent Valley; Devonport City; Glenorchy City; Hobart City; Huon Valley; Kingborough; Launceston City; Latrobe; Meander Valley; Northern Midlands; Sorell; Waratah/Wynyard; West Tamar
• have some regular income from work and have a child enrolled in education

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered

South
North
North West


Contact Details

31-35 Salamanca Place, Hobart,

1300 610 355

saverplus@bsl.org.au

www.saverplus.org.au


Focus Domains

 

 

 

Having material basics

Learning

Participating