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 recieve a number of benefits and discounts. These included discounted food and entertainment, textbook scholarships, overseas exchange opportunties, 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?

WORKING WITH FORKLIFTS

If you are required to operate a forklift in your role, it’s vital that you’re aware of the practical and safe ways to operate forklifts.

BACK PAY WIN FOR NIGHT FILL TEAM

The SDA was contacted by members at a supermarket when a ‘paid meal break’ clause in the store had been overlooked by the employer.

DELEGATE OF THE MONTH - BRENDA

Meet our Delegate of the Month, Brenda. During her two-and-a-half-years as a Delegate, she has actively helped several team members with different issues.

PARTNER PROMOTIONS

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