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There are so many reasons to be a member of United Workers Union. Being a union member builds power in the workplace for you and your colleagues. Better wages and conditions are won at workplaces where union members stand together.

United Workers Union members also have access to several other benefits, ranging from commercial offers, discounts, legal advice, training and more. Some national UWU members benefits are detailed below. Some states and professions may have access to additional benefits, contact your local UWU office or Organiser to find out more. 


Industrial protection, advice and advocacy from your union including help with workplace issues and building collective power at work. 


Your United Workers Union fees are 100% tax deductible, boosting your tax return. 


Expert union training courses for delegates and a regular series of workshops for union members. 


Union Shopper 

A wide range of discounted goods and services with the collective buying power of Union Shopper 

Legal Support 

Discounted legal assistance for non-workplace matters including a free annual consultation for legal advice. 

Free Will Kit  

UWU Members have access to free preparation of basic Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney through Hall Payne Lawyers. 

Discounted First Aid Training 

UWU members receive a discount on a range of Red Cross trainings including First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Occupational First Aid and CPR. 

Electricity Signup Credit 

UWU members receive a $50 signup credit when switching electricity to CoPower, an affordable clean-energy cooperative.  

Private Health Insurance Offers 

UWU members can access great value private health insurance with a 100% member-owned not-for-profit health fund Union Health. 


Join United Workers Union to access these member-only benefits, build power in your workplace, and get support at work.

As an UWU member you receive the member benefits above, higher wages, greater job security, representation at work, and protected rights through our collective strength. There are many more benefits for many United Workers Union members, depending on where they live and what they do for work. 

Some include:  

  • WHS and HSR Training 
  • Visa and Migration Advice 
  • Income Protection Cover 
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance  
  • Training Portal Access for CPD Training 
  • Funeral Benefit Insurance  
  • …and more! 

Please contact your Organiser or contact your local United Workers Union office to find out more.