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100% Pay Campaign Heats Up

The next 12 months in the campaign for full adult wages for 18- and 19-year-olds are going to be critical.

Vale, Hans

Hans Braentel passed away on 2 February after a long illness.

Accident Insurance Pays

All financial SDA members are automatically covered for accidents by the Union – depending on the injury, members may be eligible for up to $40,000

Don't Let This Happen to You

The operator of a 7-11 store in Brisbane is facing court for allegedly underpaying an employee more than $21,000 and refusing to co-operate with Fa

Happy Little Bunnies on Easter Sunday

The SDA has been campaigning long and hard for many years for Easter Sunday to be a public holiday. Good Friday is a public holiday.

Higher GST on the Federal Government Agenda

A Goods and Services Tax (GST) also known as a consumption tax, was introduced by the Howard Government on 1 July 2000.

Easter Sunday Win

In a fairly bleak national industrial relations landscape, we have some excellent news to report – we have finally won Easter Sunday as a public ho

Federal Government's Starting 'Review' of IR System

The Federal Liberal Government has now made its long-awaited referral to the Productivity Commission of a major ‘review’ of all aspects of Australi

Register 4

12 months after opening the Register to all cancer research, Register4 now has over 45,000 members and has recruited for over 20 projects, putting

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