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Tertiary students can apply for assistance

Each year the SDA offers a Tertiary Education Assistance Program to 16 members studying at university or TAFE. There is $1200 support available for university students and $600 for TAFE students.

SDA News - Winter 2019 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online with features on:

Models win private changerooms at this year’s Fashion Week

Models working at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) have finally won private changing areas for the first time in the history of the event. 

SDA News - Autumn 2019 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online with features on:

SDA & Adecco resolve Amazon proceedings in Federal Circuit Court

E2018/180 - Post Election Report

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SDA News - Summer 2018 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online and contains features on:

Holiday opening hours

The SDA office and information centre will be closed for the following public holidays:

SDA raises over $10,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation

In late September the Branch hosted a charity fundraising breakfast with special guests Greg "Brandy" Alexander and breast cancer survivor Karen Foster.

SDA wins increases to penalty rates on weeknights and Saturdays

  After a long and hard-fought battle, the SDA has been successful in winning a penalty rate increase for casual employees. This win means that casual workers covered by the Retail Award will receive...