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Testimonials

It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  


Being a member of the SDA is important because I'm not good at speaking up so I need assitance to help negotiate on my behalf.  


I appreciate the unions work they are currently doing with the 18+ campaign. I'm doing the same job as an adult and in every other aspect at age 18 I can do all the adult things but I can't get paid a  


When people join together and be part of the union we are helping each other have support and rules for work, I dont want to be the one standing alone!  


SDA services & discounts

It is one of the SDA’s primary goals to negotiate every wage rise you receive from your employer as well as providing:

  • Industrial advice and representation at Fair Work from the SDA’s industrial team
  • WorkCover representation for workers' compensation matters
  • Workplace Health & Safety services

Industrial Benefits

  • Enterprise Bargaining
  • Recovery of unpaid / underpaid wages
  • Assistance with Occupational Health and Safety
  • Protection Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • Protection Against Unfair Dismissal

Discount Services

  • Free SDA Discount Card
  • Discount Health Care
  • Discount Optical
  • Discount Movie Tickets
  • Discount Entertainment

With your SDA membership, you also receive a Member Benefits Card.

This card entitles you to a range of discounts and special offers. 

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Extra Services

  • Low Cost Home Loans
  • Low Cost Credit Cards

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Free Benefits

  • Free Textbook Scholarships
  • Free Union Magazine
  • Free Training Seminars
  • Free Union Publications
  • Competitions

Free Advisory Services

  • Free Superannuation Assistance
  • Free Workers' Compensation Help & Advice
  • Health & Safety Advice
  • SDA Women’s Officer
  • Free First Legal Consultation

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Testimonials

It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  


Being a member of the SDA is important because I'm not good at speaking up so I need assitance to help negotiate on my behalf.  


I appreciate the unions work they are currently doing with the 18+ campaign. I'm doing the same job as an adult and in every other aspect at age 18 I can do all the adult things but I can't get paid a  


When people join together and be part of the union we are helping each other have support and rules for work, I dont want to be the one standing alone!  



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