Pay rise due in AprilGood news! Your next EBA pay increase of 3% is due to commence on the first full pay period after 1 April 2019.

You will also receive an additional EBA pay increase in April 2020 and April 2021.

In addition you will also receive an increase to the following allowances:


1/4/19 increase

Meal allowance


First aid


Foreign language (1)


Foreign language (2)


Foreign language (3+)


Buddy training


Disability (limited)


Disability (excessive)



No union = no pay rise

This EBA pay rise was brought to you by union members.  Through the hard work and unity of union members we have secured significant improvements to the pay and conditions at Jetstar.

If you’re not a member, now is the time to join.  Don’t wait until it’s time to negotiate the next agreement – we need your help to protect our EBA conditions today.

Membership benefits

Being a union member increases your job security and protects you from unfair treatment in the workplace. Unions have also negotiated and won many benefits for members including:

  • Eight hour working day
  • Fair and decent wages
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid maternity and parental leave
  • Minimum wage
  • Equal pay for women
  • Long service leave
  • Overtime and penalty rates
  • Superannuation
  • Health & Safety laws
  • Unfair dismissal laws
  • Child labour laws
  • Sexual harassment laws
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Medicare

More information

For more information, please get in touch with your Organiser Josh Paterson on 0419 761 320 or

If you’re not a member of the USU/ASU, you can join online now at our secure form: