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Union members are paid more

That’s a fact. Union members make more money. The more Members we have in the SDA, the stronger we are when we negotiate with employers. That means better pay for you.

You're not on your own

You don’t have to take on a big company or manager on your own. If you have any problems at work, the SDA is here to help We help with issues like roster disputes, under payments, and bullying/harassment. We have workplace Delegates and full-time staff to resolve any workplace issues. SDA members also have exclusive access to the SDA’s confidential advice line (131 732).

You're safer at work

We work to make your workplace safer. The SDA has specialists on staff to help our members with all Health & Safety processes. If you are injured at work, the SDA can help you with your WorkCover claim.

You get lots of benefits

All SDA members instantly gain access to:

  • Legal representation with workplace disputes and workers’ compensation
  • Negotiation of higher wages and improved conditions of work
  • Free Insurance coverage for injuries that happen on the way to and from work
  • Extensive Member Discounts including:
    • Discount movie tickets
    • 5% off groceries
    • Textbook Vouchers
    • The SDA Members News magazine
    • Awesome competitions

Find out more about our great member benefits here

Cover yourself at work today

Call 131 SDA (131 732) or join online today, and get the peace of mind that comes with knowing that someone’s always got your back. It's like insurance for your job.

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