Join the ETU

Joining your union is the best thing you can do to secure a better life for you and your family. By joining your union you’ll gain protection at work and the opportunity for better pay and conditions. 

The ETU is the union for all electricians, electrical maintenance workers and linespeople. You’ll be joining a strong, industrial union with almost 20,000 other members.

You’ll also get access to great member benefits that actually make your union membership save you money!

How to join

In order to join our union family you will need to create an online account. (If you already have an account, you should log in so that you can skip the create account step.)

On the following tabs you will need to select your occupation, preferred payment type, accept the terms and conditions of membership and make your initial payment. After making your payment you will receive an email confirming your membership and subsequent payment details.

If you’re not currently employed we recommend contacting our office on 1800 134 835 to discuss your membership options.

How much does it cost?

The average annual union fees are around $700 per year, but may be more or less depending on your wages and hours, and if you’re an apprentice.

Note: your initial fees includes a small one-off $10 joining fee for Tradesman and a $2 joining fee for apprentices. 


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