Our mission is to protect the rights, benefits, interests and welfare of our members and to uphold and promote the principles of industrial democracy.

Many thousands of workers just like you have also chosen to join the USU, allowing us to provide membership services including industrial guidance, protection and a number of significant benefits to our members.


The USU represents local government, energy, airline and clerical and administrative employees throughout NSW. If you work in these areas you can join the USU and have the benefits of belonging to a strong union with a powerful voice at the local, state and national levels.

Join online here

Complete our online form to become a member of the USU.

Download the form

Send to the USU at Level 7, 321 Pitt St Sydney, 2000


Join up and pay using Direct Debit, Credit Card, BPay/Statement:

>> Membership Application Form

Payroll Deduction

>> Download Membership Form with Payroll Deduction Authority here

Even if you are already a member it’s easy to pay your union fees by Direct Debit

>> Download form to Transfer to Direct Debit

Please note these forms will either download in Microsoft Word or Adobe Reader.

Need help? Please contact the USU Support Team on 1300 136 604.