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?

CUTS TO PENALTY RATES WILL COST RETAIL AND FAST FOOD WORKERS MORE THAN $1 BILLION EACH YEAR

SDA Media Release: Cuts to penalty rates will cost retail and fast food workers more than $1 billion each year

WELCOMING A NEW CHAPTER IN MY LIFE

Welcome Peter Cooper, our new SDA Organiser!

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - SOCIAL MEDIA

To protect yourself at work follow these few basic tips!

PARTNER PROMOTIONS

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