Get Support at Work

As an ambulance union member, you are never alone. 

Experts in workplace rights and health and safety, AEAV staff and industrial officers can provide advice, send representatives to support you in meetings, and assist you with issues with your pay and workplace rights.

Call us on (03) 9287 1713 or email aea.vic@unitedworkers.org.au for back up and support on all sorts of workplace issues, including but not limited to:

  • pay rates, penalties and superannuation
  • allowances
  • meal breaks, rosters and unreasonable overtime
  • leave (parental, annual, sick, long service)
  • health & safety
  • workers’ compensation
  • resignation
  • job security
  • sexual harassment
  • workplace bullying
  • discipline & termination matters

Professional Indemnity Insurance

All financial United Workers Union members employed as ambulance personnel are covered by the United Workers Union Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy. Professional Indemnity Insurance will give you the peace of mind needed to know that if someone in your care is accidentally hurt, you are protected. Find out more.

How Are You Travelling?

It's also worth checking out our regular meetings, How Are You Travelling? A safe space for ambos to talk about what’s on their mind, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, drug and alcohol issues, and more.

Fact Sheets

For information about your rights on common workplace issues such as bullying, have a look at our Fact Sheets. Find out more here.  

Union Rights Centre

United Workers Union also has a Union Rights Centre, which can be contacted if no one is available on the ambulance team. You can call the URC on (03) 9287 1713 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.