Community and Public Sector Union Victoria (CPSU)

  • Member Benefits

    CPSU has a national membership of 200,000 including colleagues employed right across the Victorian Public Sector as well as Associate and Retired members who wish to retain their support for, and the benefits of, belonging to their Union.

    Together with our members, the Union conducts a never-ending campaign to improve the terms and conditions of employment, as well as providing specialist individual help or representation if you need it.

    CPSU offers industrial protection as that ensures you have the principal public sector organisation looking after your working rights, winning wage increases, protecting your conditions and providing personal industrial assistance when you need it.

    In addition, the Union also provides a wide range of membership benefits and services.

    • Training

      We offer regular training and workshops for delegates and members on topics including health and safety, workplace gender equality, secure employment and ending bullying and harassment.

      Check out our courses section for more details on available training courses.

    • Free Legal Advice

      Our association with Maurice Blackburn gives members access to a free standard will along with free telephone advice and a free first consultation.

      Free consultation and advice requires prior approval from CPSU.

    • Industry Super Advice

      Members with an Industry Super Fund can access financial planning through Industry Fund Services Financial Planning.

    • Tertiary Scholarship Program

      CPSU in conjunction with G&C Mutual Bank provide a tertiary scholarship program each year, awarding $1,000 per year to support those members and their families attempting a suitable tertiary course with a demonstrated need.

      A scholarship will be awarded in two categories with a total of $1,000 per year in each.

      For more information about the CPSU/G&C Tertiary Scholarship Program, please contact CPSU

    • G&C Mutual Bank

      G&C Mutual Bank (formerly SGE Credit Union) offers financial products and services to all our members. G&C is a member owned bank and one of Australia's most successful and progressive Mutual ADI's.

      G&C has been providing an extensive and continually improving range of financial products, services and facilities since 1959.

      Who can join?

      Everyone can join as G&C Mutual Bank caters for employees of the State Government of NSW and Victoria, the community and other groups and their families.

      What does G&C do for you?

      G&C provides its 45,000 members with a full range of financial services including savings, loans, investments and access through a wide network of Service Centres, phone banking and internet facilities.

      To use this service

      For further information, please ring 1300 364 400 or visit www.gcmutualbank.com.au.

      G&C Mutual Bank
      Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
      Melbourne VIC 3000

    • CPSU Rewards

      The CPSU Rewards program is easy and simple:

      • Discounts are instant: simply log in to our website to find out where and how to redeem your benefits. There are no points to collect, so you’ll get your discounts straight away.
      • Unlimited savings on a wide range of products and services - take advantage of your favourite benefits as many times as you like.

      Examples of CPSU Rewards:

      • Discounted cinema tickets - save up to 50% of the normal ticket price
      • A range of discounted gift cards from retailers like Coles, Woolworths (WISH Gift Cards), Gold Cross Cycles, Caltex/Woolworths Petrol, Rays Outdoors, Masters Home Improvement, JB Hi Fi and many more
      • Discounted tickets to attractions like the Melbourne Aquarium, Australia Zoo, Sydney’s Zoo and Skywalk and to Gold Coast theme parks like Movie World, Dreamworld, Wet'N'Wild and WhiteWater World
      • Great holiday accommodation deals and discounted online shopping

      You will find a large range of partners that provide special offers to CPSU Rewards members. The list of partners is constantly growing!

      Members can access the Rewards program by registering for a login. Once you’ve got your password, log in and start browsing for discounts.

      CPSU Rewards

    • Union Shopper - Discounted Shopping Service

      CPSU members have access to an Australian wide discount buying scheme.

      Union Shopper is a 100% union-owned organisation that utilises the collective bargaining power of unions across Australia to provide great benefits and savings to members and their families.

      Our major products and services include:

      • Electrical & whitegoods
      • Motor vehicles & accessories
      • Computers, cameras & office equipment
      • Insurance & professional services
      • Travel & accommodation
      • Leisure & entertainment
      • Gifts & shopping
      • Food & drink
      • House & garden
      • Personal, health & beauty
      • Sports, fitness & hobbies

      Union Shopper strives to save members as much as we can through sheer buying power, and we encourage all members and their families to take advantage of the service as often as possible.

      To find out more about the Union Shopper service, simply visit www.unionshopper.com.au or call 1300 368 117.

      Sign up to receive Union Shopper’s regular emailed newsletters and updates, and ensure that you are the first to hear about our exclusive competitions and special offers.

      Union Shopper does not share, disclose, sell, distribute, rent, license or pass onto third parties personal information collected.

    • Car Buying Made Easy

      If you're looking for the best price on a new or used car, then check out our free car buying service: Car Buying Made Easy.

      Thousands of union and credit union members have benefited from Car Buying's service.

      Simply work out what sort of car you are after and let Car Buying Made Easy do all the work.

      They make sure they find the right car for you and negotiate the best price.

      Car Buying Made Easy are renowned for their great service and will bring the car to you at home or work for inspection and test drive.

      If you need assistance buying your next car you can contact the service on 1300 MY NEW CAR or go straight to their website at www.carbuyingmadeeasy.com.au