Welcome to Ignite, a benefits program designed to unlock the full value of your Engineers Australia membership.
With 100,000+ members, Engineers Australia is the largest professional body for engineers in the country and recognised as one of the largest in the world. The size of our community enables us to use our position to consistently find new and exciting ways to provide each member with more value.
It’s time to spark a change.
We have challenged the standard approach towards member benefit programs by building strong partnerships that wholly support our members, our organisation, and the wider engineering community.
With an understanding that you want rewards to support your business, professional and personal lives, we’ve carefully selected our partners to achieve just that. We believe in not only our partners’ exceptional services, but in their shared values and aspirations and we're confident that we're truly offering members the best opportunity to reach their goals.
We are excited to offer a program that releases the potential of our large membership, and builds on a strong reputation and passion to see you achieve success where it matters most to you.
Exclusive personal rewards
We work closely with our partners to ensure you can achieve your personal goals; whether you strive for financial freedom, to explore the world or simply to enjoy life. With our range of home loans, credit cards and travel services you can rest assured that you're receiving real value and exceptional customer service.
Exclusive 7.5% discount for Engineers Australia Members
Do you have health insurance and want a better deal? Our health insurance partner, Australian Unity, know what they’re talking about when it comes to making sure you’re covered for all the right services. With a wide range of covers to suit different needs, they’ll find the right cover to suit your lifestyle.
All Engineers Australia members enjoy an exclusive 7.5% per cent discount on all health insurance covers. Call 1800 224 244 or get a quote online today at www.australianunity.com.au/ieaust. Terms and conditions apply.
Your financial wellbeing begins now
Macquarie Elevate is a banking offer designed exclusively for Engineers Australia.
Our members have access to special offers on financial products and services, and smarter banking resources like money management tools. You also have a dedicated team of banking specialists to help you with your financial needs.
Whether you’re a student, looking to grow your investment portfolio or you need tips on retirement strategies, Macquarie Elevate gives you access to expertise and insights to guide you on your financial wellbeing journey.
Highly competitive foreign exchange services
Engineers Australia is dedicated to supporting our members travelling and working overseas, so we have partnered with OFX (previously OzForex) to bring you a range of leading foreign exchange services.
Since launching our partnership, hundreds of members have already taken advantage of their services, entrusting OFX with over $3 million in fund transfers and saving thousands of dollars in fees alone!
In addition to waived transfer fees, OFX offers highly competitive foreign exchange rates so you can save even more. Plus, members can access a wide range of foreign exchange tools and information, with personalised service from a team dedicated to managing your international payment strategies or one-off transactions.
The leading car rental company
Engineering can take you many places, and we’re proud to continue our partnership with the number one rental provider in Australia to get you there!
Our members not only enjoy competitive rental rates, but significant savings on Loss Damage Waver (LDW) coverage, waived credit card fees and more. Plus you can earn Qantas points on all rentals.
Whether you’re transporting equipment, moving house, or travelling for work or pleasure, Avis has the vehicle you need backed by 24-hour roadside assist and exceptional customer service.
Budget Rent a Car Australia
High quality rental vehicles
Engineers Australia is excited to introduce the award winning Budget Rent a Car to our Ignite program!
Members can now take advantage of discounted rates on Australian car rental, along with great benefits including no charge for additional drivers. You'll also earn Qantas or flybuys points on eligible rentals.
With over 190 locations Australia-wide, you're never far from a pick up point or friendly service.
Discover our newest partner today!
The Qantas Club
Relax before your flight
As one of the most travelled professions, we want to ensure our members can look forward to a more comfortable experience when flying for business or leisure.
With Engineers Australia’s Corporate Membership, you can save hundreds on your Qantas Club membership fees and enjoy dedicated check-in, priority baggage handling, complimentary food and beverages, wireless internet and the latest newspapers and magazines.
Relax and unwind in the Qantas Club before your next domestic flight, or start your international journey in the comfort of the International Business Lounge, found in key Qantas destinations around the world.
Exclusive professional rewards
As your professional home for life we are dedicated to ensuring you have access to everything you need to succeed in your career. In addition to the extensive resources available in our online library, we partner with leading organisations to bring you the information and support you want, when you want it.
Protect your IP
Engineers Australia is dedicated to supporting our members protect their creativity, ideas and innovation.
With over 155 years of IP expertise, Watermark ensures that your work is safeguarded.
Watermark has launched a hybrid chatbot and livechat as another avenue for you to connect with IP lawyers and Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys or to answer questions in the first instance.
Why use Watermark Chat?
- Accessible anytime. Not waiting in a queue. Replaces slower communication methods such as emails and telephone calls
- Enhances the interaction between tech users who are limited on time but still want a customised service
- Chat to an IP expert from a wide range of industries
- Instant response
- Talk in real time with one of our IP experts
- Service satisfaction. Smooth and seamless interaction. Options on preferred method of communication
- Recorded chats with the option to return to a chat at anytime
How to use Watermark Chat?
- Go to watermark.com.au or any page on the website
- Follow the prompts from the chat box on the bottom right of the page
- Chat to a live expert during office hours or request to be contacted on your preferred method of communication