Who Is the SDA

The SDA is a national union that represents workers in the retail, fast food and warehouse sectors. At the SDA we pride ourselves on being a professional organisation that negotiates the best conditions for our members.

The sectors we represent enjoy some of the best pay and conditions in the country. Over the years these pay rates and conditions have been negotiated collectively to ensure your rights are upheld.

The SDA has a strong working relationship with employers at both a state and national level. We work hard to ensure that the SDA is well respected within the industry, to ensure all members are represented and that all members are protected.

What we do

We protect members against unfair practices and give support with a wide range of services. These include:

  • Free legal advice
  • Support with Workers Compensation
  • Health and safety
  • Free confidential phone advice
  • Accident insurance
  • Text book scholarships

The SDA protects its members against threats to their jobs and unfair practices such as:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Victimisation
  • Intimidation
  • Bullying
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination

The SDA makes sure its members are receiving the entitlements they deserve.


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