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StaffPlus benefits

As a staff member you have access to a wide range of benefits including:staff discounts from a variety of partner organisations and can access potential tax savings through ‘salary packaging’. For more details visit the salary and superannuation webpage.

Types of benefits

UniSuper is the industry fund dedicated exclusively to those who work in the Australian higher education and research sector. ECU staff have the option to build and manage their Super throughout their working life and into retirement including electing to salary sacrifice a portion of salary into a superannuation account.

A dedicated UniSuper On-Campus Consultant,Petrese Ivey is based at the ECU Joondalup Campus in Building 1. Room 1.240 next to Visitors Centre Reception.  There is no cost for using this service and Petrese can provide general advice on any matter related to your UniSuper account.  To make an appointment use the UniSuper online booking system and self-select a date and time that is convenient for you.

Appointments are also available at Mount Lawley and South West Campus throughout the year.

Alternatively, you can visit the website or call the general information helpline on 1800 331 685

Potential tax savings

Salary packaging allows you to pay for expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out. ECU offers staff the option to salary sacrifice the following through payroll directly: superannuation; ECU Sports Gym Memberships; Kids Holiday Programs; staff giving and parking. ECU also has two providers to manage other salary packaging options such as work related computers, iPads and novated car leasing.  Maxxia and nlc who both provide a full range of salary packaging services.  For more details visit the salary and superannuation ECU web page.

Optus mobile and broadband

The Optus Employee Advantage Program offers ECU employees, family and friends great value deals on mobile and broadband plans.

Visit the Optus Employee Advantage Program Portal to find out more.

GFP Graduations

Discounted purchase options of academic regalia are available through GFP Graduations. For more information contact GFP's customer service team on 1300 360 445, email or via GFP Graduations - Staff Regalia website.

Winc, formerly Staples

ECU staff can access discounted rates to purchase from the extensive Winc range of office supplies, janitorial products, kitchen supplies, furniture and technology products. Place your order online at: Login Details: Username: ecustaff  Password: staff123 (all lower case)

Please note: Payment via credit card only. Free deliveries to your workplace only although delivery Fee’s may apply to some items such as furniture or I.T. products. Minimum order value is $100, but you can share your order with other

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank offers exclusive banking benefits and discounts on their products and services for employees of Edith Cowan University.

For more information please visit our dedicated website Login EPP924 or email Lee Brennan, Manager Workplace Banking at

Members Equity (ME Bank)

Low cost banking for ECU staff includes Home Loans, Personal Loans and Credit Cards.

For more information contact: Jess Ramsay-Greatorex, Workplace Banking Manager on 0427 694 449 or email

Alternatively call the Customer Contact Centre on 13 15 63 or visit the web site:


UniBank is a division of Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. We are a member owned Bank focussed on our members and giving back to the university community. Ask us about our great rates on Home Loans, Car Loans, Credit Cards, Everyday Banking, Savings and Investments, Insurance and more.

For more information contact: Beatrice De Casanove, UniBank Business Relationship Manager on 0438 288 201, email, visit or download the flyer

As an employee, you can access discounted tickets to the ECU Joondalup Pines outdoor cinema!

During the summer months, the ECU Joondalup Pines outdoor cinema located on our Joondalup Campus, is home to the Telethon Community Cinemas film program. As an ECU employee you can access discounted tickets at the door by showing your ECU staff card. This year the season opens on Thursday 28 November and runs until Sat 18 April 2020.

Adult ticket discount price: $10

Student ticket discount price: $7

Child ticket price: $7

To find out what’s on, check out the program at


Up to a 14% discount on a Mac: MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini and Mac Pro is available to all ECU Staff and students. For more information see the Buying a computer or software webpage.


As members of the Dell Student and Employee Purchase Program, Students and Employees are eligible to save with significant discounts on selected Dell products including PC’s, Tablets, Laptops, Alienware, electronics and accessories.  

Coupons are great because you get a discount instantly before you buy at or over the phone.

How it works

Find your favourite Dell deal on this site, grab a coupon and we will send you to the Dell online store to buy. You can paste your coupon code into the Shopping Cart to collect your discount.

Steps to purchase with the Dell Student/Employee Purchasing Program

  • Access the Dell Purchasing Program at
  • Select the Coupon that is most suited for your purchase (price-point and product type)
  • Register/Login. (You must use your institution email address to register, you will receive an email with an activation link to authenticate you)
  • Grab (copy to clipboard) the Coupon code
  • Head to the Dell website (Button link provided)
  • Select and configure product (customise options to suit your needs if required)
  • Add to shopping cart
  • Paste the Coupon code into the field provided in the shopping cart and click the Apply Coupon Button
  • Complete the online transaction at the discounted price

Need Help

Dell offer a Chat online service (click the Chat online link in the top left corner of any page on the Dell site Alternatively you can contact them on 1800 812 393.


Bupa corporate cover offers great value, up to 100% cover for the things you use most, as well as gap free dental and physio for children to the age of 25, plus cover for health and wellness activities like gym membership. Also if you have cover with another health fund Bupa will waive waiting periods to the equivalent level of your current cover. Find out what Bupa can do to help you ‘Find a healthier you’.

For more information call 134 135 and quote company number 2108333, or email or visit the Bupa corporate health website and login with username: edithcowan and password: health

Alternatively drop by your local Bupa retail centre.


Direct debit your HBF health insurance from your salary and enjoy corporate rates. Have you thought about combining your insurance? HBF can also offer discounts on health, travel, life, car and home insurance options. For more information visit the HBF corporate health website.To find out more about your Corporate health plan, please call the Corporate Team on 1300 132 549 or email


Direct debit your HIF health insurance from your salary and enjoy corporate rates. For a quote to join visit the HIF group discounts webpage and use Group Access Code: G0186.  To arrange a direct debit for HIF health insurance contact your health fund who will then advise ECU Payroll.


With Medibank Corporate health cover plan, you'll know you're getting the best deal available from Medibank with a flexible range of health cover options. You can choose the combination of hospital and extras cover that best suits your needs, lifestyle and budget.

For more information visit the Medibank corporate health cover website.

Staff health and wellness program

'Live Life Longer' ECU's health and wellness program is open to all staff, including on-going, part-time, casual and sessional staff. The program covers a wide range of physical, nutritional, mental and social wellness activities including: free health checks, free flu vaccinations and free confidential counseling for ECU staff and immediate family members.

Fitting in wellness sessions at lunchtime, for example exercise or nutrition classes, can be a great way to create new healthy habits. Small changes can translate into long term benefits to your health.

For more information visit the health and wellness program page or call 6304 2040.

ECU Sports

Salary package your ECU Sports membership fees and they will come directly from your pay either on a fortnightly basis or an easy one off payment. This will help reduce your taxable income, save you money and makes your fitness even more affordable. ECU Staff members also receive the corporate rate which is also a significant saving.

With new classes, more gym equipment and more space at ECU Sports Joondalup and Mount Lawley campuses it is well worth checking out the facilities and fitness classes. From yoga to indoor cycle classes there is something to suit all fitness levels.

For more information visit the ECU Sports or email or call 6304 5778 / 6304 6000.

AIG Australia

Save up to 40%* on travel insurance. You’ll have more money to spend at your next holiday destination with this travel insurance offer from AIG.

For more information on discounts visit the AIG Australia - Corporate web page.


Personal Qantas Club membership can be purchased at ECU corporate rates. For more information visit the FBSC Qantas club web page. You can also salary package Qantas Club Memberships.

For more information see our Salary packaging options web page.

Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is offering ECU employees access to discounted lounge rates through the ECU Virgin Australia Lounge Membership Scheme.

For more details click here or contact Julie Hogarth, FBSC at:


Autobahn Mechanical and Electrical Services are offeringall ECU staff a 10% discount on any service or repair, capped at $100 off. Plusenjoy a complimentary wash and vacuum and ‘drop off and pick up’ service to andfrom ECU Joondalup. Simply advise that you are a staff member at time ofbooking and show your staff ID card to receive the discount.

Audi Corporate Program

The Audi Corporate Program provides no cost scheduled servicing for 36 month's or 45,000km's on your new Audi purchase to ECU staff members.

For more information, call in to Audi Centre Perth in Osborne Park or visit the Audi Corporate program website.

BMW Corporate Program

As an ECU staff member, take advantage of the exclusive discounts and benefits when buying a BMW from Auto Classic. For more information visit the BMW Corporate program website and use the company member no: C01243 and password: AU77520.

Budget Car and Truck Rental

As an ECU Staff member receive discounts on private use car hire. For more information  visit the Budget website for a Quote and make sure to select "I have a Corporate Account or BCD Number" and enter D002701 in the BCD box to receive a discount.

Burswood Honda Corporate Program

ECU staff can enjoy an exclusive range of exciting benefits when buying a Honda from Burswood Honda. For more information contact Alan Long, Corporate Manager on: 9311 7555 or visit: Burswood Honda.

Mini Corporate Program

As an ECU staff member, take advantage of the range of discounts and benefits when buying a Mini. For more information visit the Mini website or call Auto Classic on: 08 9311 7533.

Thrifty Car Rental

As an ECU Staff member you are entitled to receive discounts on private use car hire. For more information  visit the Thrifty website and type in the following code under "I have a promotion code": 3052801 or phone Thrifty on 1300 365 564 and quote the promotion code number.


If you would like more information, or to provide feedback, please contact or call extension: 2040 or 2197.

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