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 SDA's Senior Research Officer. Our experienced and qualified team of research officers can assist members in their disputes with employers and, if required, will represent members' interests in the appropriate court or tribunal.

Dean D'Angelo

Dean D'Angelo

Research Officer

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

Andrew MacKechnie

Information Officer

Andrew is one of SDA's Information Officers that can receives 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.

Gayle Linklater

Information Officer

As an SDA Information Officer, Gayle 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.

Ash Braybrook

Training Officer/Health and Safety Officer

Ash is the SDA's full time qualified Trainer and Health and Safety Officer. He trains our Delegates and assists Organisers and Health & Safety Representatives in representing members' interests in the workplace.