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Helping to Find a Treatment

The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) would like to say a huge thanks to the dedicated support from the SDA over the past 18 years in hostin

May is 2-For-1 at Luna Park

During May 2016, when you visit Luna Park, and buy one ticket, you’ll get another for free


SDA's Submission to the Victorian Governments Long Service Leave Review

A review of Victoria’s long service leave arrangements under the Long Service Leave Act 1992 has been conducted by the Minister for Indust

Fair Work Finds Majority of Coles Workers Better Off

The Fair Work Commission has today determined that the recently negotiated Coles enterprise agreement should remain in place, confirming that the v

Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary of the SDA - Re: Coles Decision

Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary of the SDA – the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers – re Coles decision

Important Coles Update

As you are aware, the Fair Work Commission recently made a ruling about the Coles Agreement and had given the Company until 10 June 2016 to conside

Higher Wage Rates in Coles for 18 & 19 Year Olds From 6 June 2016

For some years the SDA has been pursuing wage justice for young workers through our 100% Pay at 18+ Campaign. 


Which Party Will Retain Your Penalty Rates?

A Federal election is to be held on Saturday 2 July.

Sunday & Public Holiday Penalty Rates Still Under Attack

Currently, there is major attack on penalty rates for Sunday work and for work on public holidays in the retail, fast food and hospitality industri

Why Protect Penalty Rates? Here’s What You Said

The Fair Work Commission is currently reviewing penalty rates in the hospitality and retail sectors.