Your Union

Member Benefits

 Being a member of the ETU provides you with the following benefits and training.

Improve and protect your health & safety

Protection of "YOUR RIGHTS AT WORK"

Investigate claims of victimisation and harassment


Fight for a "Fair Go" for workers

Assist you or your family if you are injured at work

Provide information on current major construction projects

Negotiate your wages and conditions

Represent you if you are unfairly dismissed

Provide advice on your agreement or award

Improve leisure time for workers

Organise access to ETU lawyers

Technical trade information and support










Future Skills Training 

Need, want to upskill? Want to get post trade qualifications from a reputable and cutting edge training provider? Want value for money training that won't break the bank?  

If the answer is YES, have a look at the latest offerings from Future Skills. 

Future Skills is a registered training organisation specialising in the delivery of post trade electrical and work health and safety training in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Discounts on Post-Trade Electrical and Work Health and Safety Training

Future Skills is offering discounts on training courses for ETU members.

Member discounts of between $160 and $900 now apply to all post trade electrical courses and work health and safety (WHS) courses.

All you need to do is provide a copy of your ETU membership card on enrolment and the discount will automatically apply.

ETU member discounts PDF

Future Skills is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Number 32052) specialising in Post-Trade Electrical and Work Health and Safety Training in Queensland and the Northern Territory. We deliver the following training programs:

ETU Health Plan through rt health fund

The ETU continually looks for ways to use our combined purchasing power to assist members in their day-to-day lives away from the workforce.

We are now pleased to offer you a new and exclusive ETU health plan.

rt health fund is the not-for-profit industry fund that has been has been serving the health cover needs of electricity and transport workers for more than 120 years. It offers a simple range of excellent value health covers at very competitive prices, and in addition, a range of exclusive offers that are only available to you as an ETU member.

For More Info about the ETU rt health Visit ETU rt Health


ECU (Electrical Credit Union)
ETU is all about its members. That’s why we’re happy and pleased to share with you another member-based organisation that will help you maximize your hard earned income and increase your savings. And we’re not talking about any old organisation: but one that has been supporting our industry since its inception. 

Established in 1973 by employees of the Cairns Regional Electricity Board, the then CREB Credit Union grew quickly, expanding its reach from far north Queensland to employees of regional electricity boards all over the state under its new name ECU whilst continuing to be the leading provider of banking solutions to the industry.

Today ECU is a credit union open to all Australian residents that provides a full range of banking products and services for small businesses, sole traders and individuals.


As an ETU member you, and your direct family, can take advantage of the benefits that ECU offers to all its customers but with the added advantage of substantial discounts that include the following:

• 1.20% OFF* HOME LOANS over $250K (*the standard variable rate)
• 1.0% OFF* CAR LOANS (*the standard variable rate)
• 1.0% OFF CREDIT CARDS (*the standard rate)

To find out more about these specially negotiated ETU member discounts and the savings you can make today - call 1800 383 791 - to speak with an ECU Specialist Banker.

ECU is owned and managed by its members, offering easier, fairer, banking for all.

Banking products are issued by ECU Australia Ltd ABN: 50 087 650 986. AFS/Australian Credit License 240719.



 Union Shopper

Union Shopper is a 100% union-owned organisation that utilises the collective bargaining power of unions across Australia to provide great benefits and savings to members and their families.

Our major products and services include: 

    Electrical & whitegoods

    Motor vehicles & accessories

    Computers, cameras & office equipment

    Insurance & professional services

    Travel & accommodation

    Leisure & entertainment

    Gifts & shopping

    Food & drink

    House & garden

    Personal, health & beauty

    Sports, fitness & hobbies


Union Shopper strives to save members as much as we can through sheer buying power, and we encourage all members and their families to take advantage of the service as often as possible.

To find out more about the Union Shopper service simply visit or phone us on 1300 368 117.

Sign up to receive Union Shopper’s regular emailed newsletters and updates, and ensure that you are the first to hear about our exclusive competitions and special offers.





Hall Payne Lawyers is a proud supporter of our union, providing our members with a comprehensive range of legal services in more than 12 locations throughout Queensland.

Hall Payne Lawyers can assist members with:

Personal injuries, including

  • Work Injuries                                    
  • Workcover Claims
  • Road Accident Claims  
  • Asbestos Claims
  • Public Liability Claims


  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination Law
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Contract Law
  • Superannuation& TPD Claims
  • Conveyancing
  • Immigration Law

 Our members have special perks and benefits, including:

  • Free initial consultation with a lawyer from Hall Payne
  • Free standard Will for members and their spouse 
  • Discounted legal fees

FREE Will for Members and their spouses - Make sure you log into the website and the code in under the Members Benefits Tab.



ETU Jobs Board


Welcome to the ETUQ Jobs Board. We are endeavouring to facilitate our members who are seeking work in the Major Project area obtaining the necessary training and job placement through the development of this database.

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