Member Support

The SDA supports our members by providing access to a range of specialist staff who are able to assist members with any work place issues.

SDA employs full time Research Officers, Information Officers, Health & Safety/WorkCover Officers and Training Officers to support members.

Antony Burke

Senior Research Officer

Antony is the SDA's Senior Research Officer. Antony supervises our team of Information Officers and negotiates for better pay and conditions on behalf of SDA members.

Yiota Spyropoulos

Yiota Spyropoulos

Coordinator of Industrial Services

Yiota is one of the SDA’s Senior Industrial Officers, leading the Industrial team, providing advice to Information Officers, Organisers and Senior Organisers in relation to industrial matters, dismissals and disputes in the workplace. 

Representing the Branch in enterprise bargaining negotiations, supporting the Secretary and Assistant State Secretary, and assisting in industrial campaigns.

Zach Steenhuis

Zach Steenhuis

Industrial Officer

Zach is one of the SDA's experienced and qualified Industrial Officers who can assist members with issues and disputes, including WorkCover claims.

Anthony Lay

Industrial Officer

Anthony is one of the SDA's experienced and qualified Industrial Officers that can assist members in their disputes with employers and, if required, will represent members' interests in the appropriate court or tribunal. Anthony is also involved in enterprise bargaining, where he appears on behalf of members to secure improved employment conditions and rates of pay.

Anna-Lena Jenner

Industrial Officer

Anna-Lena is one of the SDA’s passionate Industrial Officers that assists and represents members with matters such as employer disputes, WorkCover claims and any issues stemming from workplace discrimination. Anna is experienced and qualified to represent SDA members’ interests, when required, in the appropriate court or tribunal. 

Dean D'Angelo

Dean D'Angelo

Industrial Officer

Dean is one of the SDA's experienced and qualified Industrial Officers that can assist members in their disputes with employers and, if required, will represent members' interests in the appropriate court or tribunal.

Karadji Cummings

Karadji Cummings

Information Officer

As an SDA Information Officer, Karadji is part of a team that can receive up to 100 calls a day from members seeking advice on issues such as wages, working conditions, rosters, hours of work, and allowances.  Click 'Contact Us' at the top of the page to get in touch with one of our Information Officers.

Miranda Plumridge

Miranda Plumridge

Information Officer

As an SDA Information Officer, Miranda is part of a team that can receive up to 100 calls a day from members seeking advice on issues such as wages, working conditions, rosters, hours of work, and allowances.  Click 'Contact Us' at the top of the page to get in touch with one of our Information Officers.

Jeremy Cameron

Jeremy Cameron

Information Officer

As an SDA Information Officer, Jeremy is part of a team that can receive up to 100 calls a day from members seeking advice on issues such as wages, working conditions, rosters, hours of work, and allowances.  Click 'Contact Us' at the top of the page to get in touch with one of our Information Officers.

Justin Sultana-Smith

Justin Sultana-Smith

Information Officer

As an SDA Information Officer, Justin is part of a team that can receive up to 100 calls a day from members seeking advice on issues such as wages, working conditions, rosters, hours of work, and allowances.  Click 'Contact Us' at the top of the page to get in touch with one of our Information Officers.

Denise Reid

Training Officer/Health and Safety Officer

Denise is one of the SDA's full-time qualified Trainer and Health and Safety Officer. She trains our Health and Safety Representatives and assists Organisers and Health & Safety Representatives in representing members' interests in the workplace.

Adam Proctor

Adam Procter

Training Officer

Adam is one of the SDA's Training Officer's. He trains our Delegates and assists them with understanding and fulfilling their responsibilities in their stores.