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Great service, great knowledge of workplace policies and procedures, free Legal advice, great value for money. These are just some of the benefits, why wouldn’t you want to join?  


The SDA is always working at getting the best and safest conditions for you and if something goes wrong they are there for you.  


I call the union for handling problems if I ever have any in my workplace, they always respond in a fast and timely manner to help resolve them!  


They are very informative and helpful. They keep you up to date with information which affects our work lives. They will support you with unfair dismissal or help you with any concern you have. Best o  


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. 

Check out the full range of discounts.

Extra Services

  • Low Cost Home Loans
  • Low Cost Credit Cards

For details of these benefits click here.

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

Great service, great knowledge of workplace policies and procedures, free Legal advice, great value for money. These are just some of the benefits, why wouldn’t you want to join?  


The SDA is always working at getting the best and safest conditions for you and if something goes wrong they are there for you.  


I call the union for handling problems if I ever have any in my workplace, they always respond in a fast and timely manner to help resolve them!  


They are very informative and helpful. They keep you up to date with information which affects our work lives. They will support you with unfair dismissal or help you with any concern you have. Best o  



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