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The more workers who join the Union, the stronger we can be.

If you work in the construction, mining or energy  industries as a tradesperson, labourer or operator, then you may be eligible to be a member of the CFMEU Construction and General Division SA Branch.

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If you want to learn more about the benefits you are eligible for as a CFMEU member, go to Member Benefits

There are 3 ways of joining:

  • Join over the counter at your local CFMEU office–Adelaide, Whyalla, Mt Gambier
  • Obtain an application form from your site delegate , organiser or phone the union office on  8231 5532 and we will send you an application form in the post.
  • Join and pay online now -submit your details via our online form 


Methods of payment

  • pay 6 months membership fees + a one off joining fee
  • direct debit (monthly)– through a bank account

Upon successful payment, we will send your OK card in the mail:


Joining Fee: $40
6 Months membership: $320

Apprentice Rate:

No joining fee

1st Year:   $32

2nd Year:  $80

3rd Year:   $112

4th Year:   $192

Dues accounts (6 monthly)can be paid by credit card via our secure site, BPAY, post or in person either onsite or in one of our union offices.

Click here to read about Direct Debit Arrangements Policy.  SA Direct Debit policy.pdf

Once your application has been approved and your payment processed, you will receive an OK card, and then you are a fully-fledged union member.

Welcome aboard!