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A little idea...with big results : Saver Plus

by ANZ Banking Group.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : ANZ Bank, 2008Description: 18 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Publication promoting the 'Saver Plus' scheme.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community Development Finance in Australia : a discussion paper. /

by ANZ Banking Group.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2004Description: 31 p.Notes: May 2004 Bibliography: p. 31Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Consumer Credit Code review : submission to Consumer Affairs Victoria. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2005 Includes bibliographical references (p. 18)Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Evaluation of Saver Plus past participants 2011 /

by Russell, Roslyn | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Wall, Lauren | Doan, Minh Phuong.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2011; Brotherhood of St Laurence 2011Description: 56 p.: ill. col. tables.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Saver Plus is an initiative of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ. The program is funded by ANZ and the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, with ANZ providing matched savings for participants. The program is delivered in partnership with The Smith Family, The Benevolent Society and Berry Street. Local community organisations also deliver Saver Plus including Anglicare SA, Anglicare WA, BGT, Bethany Community Support, Jewish Care Victoria and Haven. Bibliography : p. 55Summary: This report provides evaluation results of saving and money management behaviour of past Saver Plus participants enrolled in the program from 2006 to 2009.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Evaluation of the Saver Plus pilot phase 1 : final report /

by Russell, Roslyn | RMIT University | Brooks, Rob | Nair, Aruna | Fredline, Liz.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. RMIT Business 2005Description: 86 p. : ill.Other title: Saver Plus, improving financial literacy through encouraging.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Evaluation of the Saver Plus pilot phase 2 : final report /

by Russell, Roslyn | RMIT University | Mihajilo, Sandra | Nair, Aruna.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. RMIT Business 2006Description: 90 p. : ill.Other title: Saver Plus : encouraging savings and increasing financial.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2006Summary: Saver Plus is a program designed to help families on low income improve their levels of financial literacy, develop a savings habit and build assets for educational purposes. The program is an initiative of the ANZ Bank and the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) and has been implemented through partnerships with Berry Street Victoria, The Benevolent Society and The Smith Family. This document presents the results of the second savings period of the Saver Plus pilot program that ran from October 2004 to December 2005 in four locations: Frankston (the Brotherhood of St Laurence), Shepparton (Berry Street Victoria), Campbelltown, NSW (The Benevolent Society), and South East Queensland (The Smith Family).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2), BSL Archives (1).

Many faces of saving : social dimensions of Saver Plus /

by Bodsworth, Eve | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2011; Brotherhood of St Laurence 2011Description: 48 p.: ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Saver Plus is an initiative of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ. The program is funded by ANZ and the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, with ANZ providing matched savings for participants. The program is delivered in partnership with The Smith Family, The Benevolent Society and Berry Street. Local community organisations also deliver Saver Plus including Anglicare SA, Anglicare WA, BGT, Bethany Community Support, Jewish Care Victoria and Haven.Summary: A small qualitative study of Saver Plus, a matched savings program designed to assist low-income Australians to build assets and improve their financial capability, explored the social and economic context in which the participants attempted to save money and manage their finances. It also shed light on the constraints to saving faced by individuals and families. The study includes recommendations for improving the Saver Plus program, and for broader policy reform.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reference : Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008. /

by Australia. Parliament. Senate. Hansard. Standing Committee on.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Commonwealth of Australia 2008Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Response to First Home Saver Accounts consultation process. /

by Nicholson, Tony | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2008Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2008 Family & early yearsSummary: I write in response to the Government's First Home Saver Accounts initiative. We congratulate the Government for its initial actions to address housing affordability through a suite of programs including the First Home Saver Accounts.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Saver Plus summary report 2011 : incorporating summaries of two research reports : Evaluation of Saver Plus past participants 2011 and Many faces of saving : the social dimensions of Saver Plus /

by Russell, Roslyn | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Wall, Lauren | Doan, Minh Phuong | Bodsworth, Eve.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2011; Brotherhood of St Laurence 2011Description: 20 p.: ill. col.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Summary report Saver Plus is an initiative of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ. The program is funded by ANZ and the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, with ANZ providing matched savings for participants. The program is delivered in partnership with The Smith Family, The Benevolent Society and Berry Street. Local community organisations also deliver Saver Plus including Anglicare SA, Anglicare WA, BGT, Bethany Community Support, Jewish Care Victoria and Haven.Summary: This document incorporates summaries of two Saver Plus research reports. The first research report was prepared by researchers at RMIT University and is the latest in a series of ongoing evaluations of the effectiveness of the Saver Plus program, focusing on the experience of participants from the 2006-2009 period. The second was prepared by researchers at the Brotherhood of St Laurence and assesses the experiences of Saver Plus participants to better understand the savings challenges faced by low-income people. This study includes recommendations for improving the Saver Plus program, and for broader financial policy reform.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Saving behaviour of past Saver Plus participants /

by Russell, Roslyn | RMIT University | Mihajilo, Sandra | Brooks, Rob.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. RMIT Business 2007Description: 26 p. : ill.Other title: Saver Plus - encouraging savings and increasing financial.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2007Summary: This report provides results from the second follow-up survey of past Saver Plus participants, and measures the impact of the program on their continued savings behaviour. Encouragingly, 75 per cent of participants continue to save the same amount or more 12-24 months after completing Saver Plus. Participants reported that the educational item saved for and purchased has had a highly positive impact on their child?s school experience, resulting in improved academic performance, reduced stress and worry, increased participation in school activities such as music and sport and increased levels of self-esteem and confidence.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Understanding the success of Saver Plus : summary report /

by ANZ Banking Group.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. ANZ Banking Group [2009]Description: 18 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Gerard Brody, Senior Manager Financial Inclusion BSL, was part of the Steering Group on this project. Community partners, whose people were interviewed in depth: the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the Benevolent Society, Berry Street and the Smith Family.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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