The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association South Australian Branch is an organisation of employees registered under the Commonwealth Fair Work Act 2009 and the South Australian Fair Work Act 1994. The union is covered by the provisions of the Privacy Act 1998.

The principal activities of the union are:

  • representing members in the workplace and industry-wide negotiations with employers and employer organisations;
  • representing members before the Fair Work Commission, state industrial tribunals and other courts and tribunals on matters relevant to workplace issues;
  • providing information to members about their employment and related rights and obligations;
  • lobbying state and federal government and other relevant bodies about matters of concern to members and their families in relation to employment;
  • publicising to members and to the community issues of concern to members and proposals to address these concerns;
  • conducting research and other activities in order to enable the union to effectively carry out these functions;
  • providing members and their families with access to a range of services on favourable terms.

If you wish to contact the union in relation to this statement or other privacy issues email 

The union can be contacted at:

Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association
South Australian Branch
69 Fullarton Road Kent Town SA 5067
Telephone 08 8139 1000 Fax 08 8139 1099
Freecall 1800 806 398

The union collects this information in order to:

The union collects personal information from members, including name, address, employer, occupation, date of birth and contact details to:

  • Contact members about matters relating to their union membership;
  • Ensure services and programs are relevant to the needs of members, including by carrying out surveys and other research;
  • Meet statutory requirements under the Fair Work Act 2009 and other relevant legislation.

More detailed information is collected where the union is assisting members with individual cases.

The union’s privacy policy includes:

  • a commitment to secure storage of and control of access to personal information by the union and any other organisations with which it deals;
  • a commitment not to pass information to third parties without the member’s consent, other than in particular cases of contracted-out services, such as use of mail houses, or where required by law;
  • a member can contact the union to view information held about him or her and may correct inaccuracies;
  • members who do not wish to receive information from the union by mail, email or other means may contact the union to arrange this.