Support & Health
The ETU is committed to looking after the wellbeing of all our members, both on and off the job. We offer a range of Health Services free for you and your family, to ensure you are all in good health all year round.
With our General Health and Skin Checks you can catch any concerns early and follow up with your GP who can provide treatment or further referrals. Our other services are also there if you require extra support developing a healthy lifestyle.
Contact us to discuss access to Health Services at our regional offices.
Want more information? Call 1800 270 875.
This course aims to equip young tradespeople with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully navigate the difficulties of modern life, and to help them become a resource for their colleagues, friends and family.
Support for ETU dads when experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation.
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Consultations with a banking advisor who can assist you with budgeting services and advice during hard times.
Understand what autism spectrum disorder is, how it affects a person’s behaviour and how you can support and assist autistic people.
The ETU provides members with peace of mind during times of grief, knowing that you can apply for a grant of up to $10,000 to assist with funeral expenses.
Our consultants will work with unemployed members to develop the skills required to find, apply and secure a new job in the electrical industry.
We value the importance of family and are thrilled to offer you a baby pack on the arrival of your new child.
Emergency medical transport services are not free and are not covered by Medicare. If you or a member of your family require the use of an ambulance, we’ll cover the cost.
Our seminars will help you to be able to recognise the signs of postnatal depression and provide support to women, men and families affected by anxiety during pregnancy and early parenthood.
Our consultations will provide you with access to a lawyer from Gordon Legal for an initial consultation regarding your will, and a will kit to assist you in setting up a basic will.
The unlimited 24-hour hotline offers confidential support, for you and your family to access help with life’s challenges including but not limited to stress, depression, grief, substance abuse and financial stress.
Myotherapists treat various issues such as sporting and occupational injuries, stiffness and soreness, chronic pain and overuse syndromes, symptoms associated with arthritis and other chronic musculoskeletal conditions as well as assisting with past injuries.
Find, prevent and reduce the effect of any health issues, including professional skin checks to examine your skin, beyond what the naked eye can see.
Knowing how to recognise when you or someone you know has a problem and understanding the negative health impacts misuse has is critical for all people.
This course provides you with information and guidance to prevent injuries, and the knowledge and skills to provide basic first aid to children.
Our course is delivered by trainers with lived experience of addiction, and are about raising awareness and shifting attitudes about these substances.
Our group seminars provide awareness of domestic violence and the impact of it on individuals and families.
Our training covers topics such as gender diversity, inclusive language and anti-discrimination laws with sessions that explore the challenges often faced by a diverse group of workers and provide awareness on the impact that a culture has on their lived experience.
In this training, you will learn application of a suicide intervention model, the red flags when someone may be at risk, understand and clarify the risk, increase their immediate safety and link them with further help.
We have a look at common mental health disorders in Australia, how best to manage and identify these issues and offer tips in how to assist people struggling with these disorders to get professional help and advice.
Gordon Legal will provide general information about WorkCover, the workers’ compensation system and how to make a claim.