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sans-serif;color:#005037;font-size:13px;font-weight:bold;" ><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-n/" target="_blank" style="color:#004F39;text-decoration:none;" >Update your personal/payment details</a></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="27" align="left" valign="top" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> <td height="27" align="right" valign="top" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" > <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="15"></td> <td><ul style="padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;border-bottom-color:#FFFFFF;margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;list-style-type:none;list-style-position:outside;list-style-image:none;line-height:150%;" > <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_0" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Message from the National Secretary</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_1" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Record turnout for March 4 rally</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_2" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Massive win against ANZ</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_3" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >FSU intervention prompts NAB policy change</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_4" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Support kit for working parents launched</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_5" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Member petition sparks review of Westpac's sick leave</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_6" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >Tributes to 'Super lady'</a></li> <li style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;list-style-type:none;line-height:150%;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;" ><a href="#toc_item_7" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >ME Bank - Offering FSU members a fairer deal</a></li> </ul></td> <td width="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="20" height="20" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td></td> <td></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td height="5" bgcolor="#005037" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="5" height="5" style="display:block;" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="20"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><a name="toc_item_0"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Message from the National Secretary</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > 2015 is off to a good start with victories in-house and across the union movement.<br /> <br /> After making an informed decision, employees (not only members but the majority of those who voted) rejected the bank&rsquo;s inferior Agreement two to one.<br /> <br /> This is stage one only; be assured that the FSU will continue to campaign to have ANZ return to the negotiating table.<br /> <br /> And as we head to negotiations this year, it should serve as a very clear message to all finance employers that FSU will not endorse Agreements that are not in the best interest of our members and their workplaces.<br /> <br /> I&rsquo;m also proud to say that FSU helped make the recent National Day of Action a success, with our members marching alongside other unions in several cities to represent their communities.<br /> <br /> This is an important fight and we&rsquo;ll keep supporting it because we want to leave an Australia to our children that has as many rights as we have today.<br /> <br /> Enjoy your FSU Online and if you have any feedback, do email me at: <a href="mailto:fsuinfo@fsunion.org.au" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >fsuinfo@fsunion.org.au</a><br /> <br /> Fiona</p> </td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i1.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/Fiona_Jordan_FSU_online_pic.094001.jpg" width="160" class="hide" height="197" style="display:block;" /></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_1"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Record turnout for March 4 rally</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > The FSU flag flew alongside those of unions representing teachers, nurses, construction and service and hospitality workers in the #March4 national rally.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > An estimated 80,000 turned out for the National Day of Action; Melbourne had the biggest number at 50,000 but workers across the country (including 20 in Broken Hill) all contributed to making the rally an undeniable success.<br /> <br /> The campaign is not over yet and the Abbott government can be in no doubt Australia&rsquo;s unions will unite to protect workers&rsquo; entitlements, such as penalty rates and minimum wage, as well as their living standards.</p> <table width="0%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td height="10" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5"> <tr> <td align="center" valign="middle" bgcolor="#4D8E78" class="white" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#FFFFFF;font-size:14px;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-weight:bold;" ><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-p/" style="font-weight:normal;color:#FFFFFF;text-decoration:none;" >Related link: FSU at rally</a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-x/" target="_blank"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i2.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/NDA_pics_fsuonline.094935.JPG" width="160" class="hide" height="242" style="display:block;" /></a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_2"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Massive win against ANZ</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > We conducted a well-orchestrated campaign against the ANZ EBA proposal and the results show employees got the message about what was at stake: 9,127 voted against the proposal with just 5,028 voting in favour of it.<br /> <br /> Our fears about the loss of protection for employees were well-founded - just days after the landmark vote the bank announced it was restructuring and sending jobs offshore again.<br /> <br /> 149 roles have been cut from the biggest worksites in Melbourne and Sydney but an estimated 700 employees will feel the increased workloads and stress. ANZ&rsquo;s shameful record in offshoring (5,642 since 2007) meanwhile continues.<br /> <br /> <strong>Congratulations ANZ employees for protecting your jobs and conditions!</strong><br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i3.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/ANZ_vote_no_fsuonline.100649.JPG" width="160" class="hide" height="284" style="display:block;" /></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_3"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >FSU intervention prompts NAB policy change</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > NAB will widen the scope of paid primary carer leave after FSU stepped in on behalf of a male employee, who was denied primary carer leave.<br /> <br /> Until now, the bank had restricted leave to the primary carer at the time of birth or adoption of a child, a policy which has effectively ruled out Dad&rsquo;s assuming the role.<br /> <br /> We argued that primary carers leave should be available at any time in the first 12 months of the child&rsquo;s life and it was obvious that few men would be a primary carer immediately after birth of an infant: the bank has now adjusted its policy to allow men, including the father of the 11 month old that FSU helped, to be paid parental leave.</p> <table width="0%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td height="10" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5"> <tr> <td align="center" valign="middle" bgcolor="#4D8E78" class="white" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#FFFFFF;font-size:14px;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-weight:bold;" ><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-m/" style="font-weight:normal;color:#FFFFFF;text-decoration:none;" >Read more</a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_4"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Support kit for working parents launched</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > If you haven&rsquo;t seen our new <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-c/" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >resource kit for parents</a>, do have a look. We launched it as part of International Women&rsquo;s Day knowing that 1 in 2 women in Australia experience discrimination during pregnancy or on return from parental leave. Our industry can and should do better, so we&rsquo;ve come up with a <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-q/" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >kit</a> that has everything working parents need to know about their rights at work when pregnant and balancing work and family life.<br /> <br /> As part of IWD, the NSW LEC also met recently to focus on how domestic violence can be a workplace issue. The Sydney team also&nbsp;joined other unions and community groups on the weekend for the Saturday 14 March to celebrate the achievement of women.</p> </td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-a/" target="_blank"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i4.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/parents_at_work_fsuonline.103845.jpg" width="160" class="hide" height="189" style="display:block;" /></a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_5"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Member petition sparks review of Westpac's sick leave</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > Member pressure has led to Westpac acknowledging there&rsquo;s a problem with its sick leave process.<br /> <br /> FSU members had reported the bank was requiring them to attend a return to work meeting and complete an attendance support plan if they had taken 10 days sick leave in a 12-month period.<br /> <br /> After a 400-strong petition by call centre staff at Westpac, St George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne and two meetings with the bank, Westpac agreed to several changes.<br /> <br /> Two of the key changes now require&nbsp;refresher training for people leaders to ensure there is a clear understanding of the rationale behind the requirement and training to reinforce the discretionary nature of the process and when discretion can be exercised.<br /> <br /> The Bank has&nbsp;also agreed to a review in three month&rsquo;s time, and to involve the FSU.<br /> <br /> <em>Pictured opposite (L-R) the FSU delegation that met with Westpac: Rebecca Reilly, Christine Otto, Michele Wurr, (below) Diane Spiteri, Joanne Nava and&nbsp;Jessica Wise.</em></p> <table width="0%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td height="10" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5"> <tr> <td align="center" valign="middle" bgcolor="#4D8E78" class="white" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#FFFFFF;font-size:14px;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;font-weight:bold;" ><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-f/" style="font-weight:normal;color:#FFFFFF;text-decoration:none;" >Read more</a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-e/" target="_blank"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/WBC_petition_pic.105148.jpg" width="160" class="hide" height="189" style="display:block;" /></a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_6"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >Tributes to 'Super lady'</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > As debate rages over allowing young people to use their super to buy their first home, the contribution of one of the pioneers of the compulsory superannuation system has been remembered.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > Mavis Robertson was a founding member of a number of superannuation organisations and was awarded an Order of Australia for her services to the industry in 1994. She died aged 84 on February 17.<br /> <br /> The FSU, ACTU and Cbus all paid tribute to Mavis noting her hard work, energy and the legacy she leaves behind:&nbsp;the Cbus Fund which grew from scratch to over $3.5 billion and more than 300,000 members and the Mother&rsquo;s Day Classic fun run, which has raised more than $24 million for breast cancer research, she helped found.<br /> <br /> The FSU will be fielding a team in this year&rsquo;s run so stay posted for details, if you want to participate.</p> </td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i6.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/mavis_robertson.110437.jpg" width="160" class="hide" height="160" style="display:block;" /></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table><a name="toc_item_7"></a><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="color:#005037;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:18px;font-weight:normal;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" >ME Bank - Offering FSU members a fairer deal</td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="100%" align="left" valign="top" class="green" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;color:#000001;font-size:14px;text-align:left;vertical-align:top;" ><p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > ME Bank is a 100% Australian owned, APRA regulated bank. Established and owned by industry super funds  the same people who brought you low cost, no commission super. ME Bank was proudly&nbsp;established to provide eligible super fund and union members a genuine banking alternative  a fairer way to bank.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > The union and industry super fund movements&rsquo; hard-fought principles of fairness and collective benefit are at the very heart of ME Bank and their commitment to be fairer is genuine. That&rsquo;s why&nbsp;its different.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > ME Bank products are low cost, easy-to-understand and transparent  there are no hidden costs and no bank jargon, so you know exactly what you&rsquo;re getting.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > And when you call ME Bank, you&rsquo;ll talk to a real person right here in Australia.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > As a member of the FSU, special benefits are available to you on a range of ME Bank products.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > Talk to ME Bank today about:</p> <ul> <li> Home/investment property loans</li> <li> Transaction accounts</li> <li> Savings accounts</li> <li> Term deposits</li> <li> Personal loans</li> <li> Credit cards</li> </ul> <p style="margin-bottom:15px;margin-top:0px;margin-left:0px;margin-right:0px;" > CALL 13 15 63 OR VISIT <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-s/" style="color:#005037;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal;" >MEBANK.COM.AU</a></p> </td> <td valign="top"><img border="0" src="http://i5.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/spacer.gif" width="25" height="25" class="hide" style="display:block;" /></td> <td width="0" valign="top"><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-g/" target="_blank"><img label="Thumbnail 160px x 160px" border="0" src="http://i7.createsend1.com/ei/r/F5/8FA/613/csimport/ME_bank.092926.JPG" width="160" class="hide" height="63" style="display:block;" /></a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="15"> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top"><table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-w/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i10.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/fb.gif" alt="Facebook" width="37" height="38" border="0" style="display:block;" /></a></td> <td width="12"></td> <td><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-yd/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/yt.gif" alt="YouTube" width="38" height="38" border="0" style="display:block;" /></a></td> <td width="12"></td> <td><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-yh/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i2.createsend1.com/ti/r/19/53C/4EC/110500/images/tw.gif" alt="Twitter" width="37" height="38" border="0" style="display:block;" /></a></td> </tr> </table></td> <td align="right" valign="bottom"><table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="hide"> <tr> <td style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:11px;color:#000001;font-style:italic;text-align:right;vertical-align:bottom;" >Authorised by Fiona Jordan, National Secretary</td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="15"></td> </tr> <tr> <td height="5" bgcolor="#005037" style="font-size:0px;line-height:0px;" ></td> </tr> <tr> <td><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="20"> <tr> <td align="center" valign="middle" class="black" style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:11px;color:#000001;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" ><a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-yk/" target="_blank" style="color:#000001;text-decoration:none;" >Privacy Policy</a> | <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-yu/" target="_blank" style="color:#000001;text-decoration:none;" >Disclaimer</a> | <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-jl/" target="_blank" style="color:#000001;text-decoration:none;" >Contact Us</a> | <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-l-qihkyhd-l-jr/" target="_blank" style="color:#000001;text-decoration:none;" >Home Page</a> | <a href="http://email.theorchardagency.com.au/t/r-u-qihkyhd-l-y/" style="color:#000001;text-decoration:none;" >Unsubscribe</a></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>