AWU Union Dues increase

Tuesday 21st March 2017


AWU membership dues will increase by $1 per week for the standard membership from 1 April 2017.  The dues will be indexed to inflation from 1 January 2018 onwards.

This is the first increase since 2013 and is necessary to maintain the full range of benefits and services available to AWU members.


The new weekly membership rates are as follows:


AWU Membership Type

Weekly Rate







Oil & Gas/Offshore




Unchanged till 2019



Increase to $8 from 1 July 2017


Please remember that union dues are tax deductible.   We look forward to continuing to work with you for a better and safer workplace.