Ambulance Cover for Singles and Families
As a member of the ETU, you (and your family!) are already covered for free emergency transport throughout Australia - anywhere, anytime.
With over 800,000 calls responded to each year in Victoria alone, working people are protecting themselves with ambulance cover. We understand the importance of family and their health to members – that’s why we’ve ensured our ambulance covers looks after your loved ones as well!
This coverage can be used with a wide range of authorised emergency transport from a variety of providers for you, your spouse/partner and children.
Coverage is equivalent to an annual subscription from Ambulance Victoria, saving members between $550 - $10,000.
What you're covered for
The ETU Ambulance Benefit covers a wide range of authorised ambulance transport from a variety of providers for you, your spouse/partner and children. Including:
• Emergency ambulance transport throughout Australia, including by air
• MICA (Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance) attendance and/ or treatment
• Newborn Emergency Transport Services (NETS)
• Medically authorised non- emergency patient transport
• Ambulance treatment when transport is not required
Make a claim
To make a claim, just download the following documents:
Ambulance Benefit Scheme - Claim Form
Ambulance Benefit Scheme - Guide to Completing a Statutory Declaration
Ambulance Benefit Scheme Rules
Forms are also available in the ETU Office, where we can help you in getting your claim processed.
For more details about this benefit, or to speak to someone about getting your claim processed, contact the ETU’s Claims Officer on 03 8329 0000 or by email .
Terms and Conditions:
1. You must be a financial member of the union at the time of claim. Interstate members must join the Victorian Branch in order to access the scheme.
2. Spouse/partner is defined under legislation. This benefit is not payable upon the death of an ex-spouse or ex-partner.
3. The scheme covers member's children (under the age of 17 years), and/or the children of their partner, including adopted or foster children, or a child where the member or their partner is responsible.
4. The scheme covers member's children who are full time students up until the age of 25. Members need to provide evidence of the students' study status (such as a student ID card issued annually by the educational institution the child attends). Where a student is awaiting placement at an educational institution, coverage will continue up until 31 March of the year for which they applied for the placement.
5. The scheme does not include the parents of adult members or any other family member not defined as 'Immediate Family Member' under the Rules.