Member Benefits

Journey Insurance

journey insurance

Journey Insurance to protect you on your way to and from work.

Member Rewards and shopping discounts

By being a HSU member, you get access to discounts and special offers at major retailers including Coles, Woolworths, Caltex, FlightCentre and Westfield.

Free legal Will

Free Legal Will – through the union’s solicitors, you can receive a legal will free of charge.

Legal Advice

Free initial legal advice is available to all HSU members on any private matter. Further legal assistance is available at discount rates to members of the HSU.

Workers’ Compensation

If you are injured at work, the union can provide you with advice and support.

Bereavement benefit

Bereavement Benefit

The family of a HSU member who dies will receive $10,000 that can be used for funeral expenses, outstanding bills, credit card debts or anything else.

Book voucher

Book Voucher

If you or a dependent child is studying, you can apply for an Education Incentive Scholarship to help you purchase textbooks or other study tools.

Indemnity Insurance

Indemnity Insure

Professional Indemnity Insurance is automatically provided at no extra cost to all financial members of HSU.

Jervis Bay Holiday Cabins

Jervis Bay

Our holiday cabins are located at Jervis Bay. Come and enjoy the beauty of the rainforest close to the surf beaches of the south coast.

Industrial Support and advice

commission

You join the HSU to protect your job and to receive industrial support when you need it.

If you are not already a HSU member, you can access these benefits by
joining today

 

Your membership card

Your Membership Card is valuable to you. When you receive it keep it in your wallet or purse. It has our Union’s telephone number and website address on it should you need it. For those members who don’t have a Drivers Licence, it can be used as a means of identification.

The card is valid whilst you maintain your financial status, it is not the date to which subscriptions are paid.

Financial members will receive a new card every year providing that they do not fall into arrears.

the fact that a member has received a card indicates that they were financial at the time of issue, but it remains the responsibility of the member to maintain their financial status with the Union in order to validate their membership.

the card shows your membership number which identifies you should you be telephoning our Membership Records Section or writing to the Union.

Do not send your Membership Card with subscription payments, we have an account form for that purpose.

If you have not received a membership card –

  • Are you financial?
  • Have you changed your address?
  • Have you changed your name?
  • Have you changed your place of employment?

If you have any inquiries, please call 1300 478 679 and ask for Records.

Waiving fees

Applications to the General Secretary for exemption of dues may be made in the following circumstances:

  1. Suspension of fees when travelling overseas on unpaid leave;
  2. Suspension of fees if on unpaid maternity leave;
  3. Suspension of fees whilst on Workers’ Compensation without pay;
  4. Suspension of fees whilst on unpaid sick leave.
  5. Suspension of fees for financial reasons.

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