Unsure of your rights?

Many young people are unaware of their rights or too afraid to stand up for themselves in the workplace.

Here at the SDA we look after you, being a member means you have access to expert information and advice. We have a dedicated youth officer and can speak to employers for you where needed.

Check out our First job and basic rights page for a great summary of useful information, and our Students page for those who are studying.

You also receive a number of benefits and discounts. These included discounted food and entertainment, textbook scholarships, overseas exchange opportunities, discounted driving lessons and more! For a full list click here.

 

Textbook Scholarships

The Union has been providing free SDA Textbook Scholarships to members and their families for many years.

Accident Insurance

For many years, all financial members of the SDA have been covered by our free $78,000 Accident Insurance Scheme.

Competitions

The SDA runs frequent competitions for our members, detailed in the Union magazine.

Driving Lessons

Learning to drive with one of these qualified driving instructors for one hour gives you a credit of three hours in your driving log book.

WHAT'S GOING ON?

MEDIA RELEASE: MCDONALD'S ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT WITHDRAWAL DISAPPOINTING

SDA extremely disappointed that McDonald's has today withdrawn the proposed Enterprise Agreement from the registration process before the Fair Work Commission.

WAGE THEFT HURTS WORKERS AND ECONOMY

George Calombaris admits to underpaying staff $7.8 Million and receives paltry fine of $200,000..

MEMBER AND DELEGATE FIGHT FOR FAIR ROSTER

Fight and persistence from member Jade and Delegate Kelly pays off.

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