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For us members the organisers are there to help us if we have problems to work through it with the management, then I know exactly what my rights are and that they are being protected  


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


With the upcoming EBA negotiations it's great to have someone pushing our company for better conditions in my workplace.  


I think the question should be this:  Why should somebody not join the SDA? That list would be short.  


News Articles

by Ben Harris.   Some of our members have been getting what looks like a parking infringement on their windscreen when they return to their car after work. The ‘Non-compliance Breach Notice’, however, is not a parking infringement but a claim for liquidated damages for breaching th ...

The SDA is concerned about an increasing number of reports of employers trying to direct workers to certain doctors, be present during the medical consultation and influence the medical treatment of ill and injured workers. This is impacting on your important work health rights. We want you, our ...

On 31st of March, the Competition Policy Review Panel, announced in December 2013 by the Minister for Small Business, released its final report.  The Panel was made up of four members representing, in my opinion, a very narrow cross-section of the Australian community.  The members (and ...

13th March 2015
The Productivity Commission

We've produced this online tool to make it easier for you to make a submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry that is examining all aspects of workplace relations. After answering the questions, these will be turned into a submission and forwarded on your behalf to the Commission. Your exp ...

12th February 2015
Alex's Journey

Our DC Warehouse Organiser, Ben Langmaid, was recently approached by SDA Member Rob Watson. He told us of his son's battle with a rare life threatening disease. We asked Rob to tell us about their journey and the struggles they as a family and a father have had to face so that we could share with ...

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  To download a copy of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees's Association, Western Aus ...
  Media Statement | 1 July 2020 Essential workers yesterday, wages cut today Gerard Dwyer - ...
Notice to members – Amendment to Rules Members are advised that in accordance with Rule 30 of ...
Testimonials

For us members the organisers are there to help us if we have problems to work through it with the management, then I know exactly what my rights are and that they are being protected  


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


With the upcoming EBA negotiations it's great to have someone pushing our company for better conditions in my workplace.  


I think the question should be this:  Why should somebody not join the SDA? That list would be short.  



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