• 07 February 2018

    World plumbing day, Friday 9th March

    The World Plumbing Day event at PICAC in Brunswick has become a key date for the Victorian plumbing industry to come together and celebrate the contribution that plumbing makes to society. 

  • 30 January 2018

    A home loan deal for members

    The union has negotiated a deal with Members Equity, giving Union members a hefty home loan discount:
    0.35% p.a. off the standard interest rate of a new Basic Home Loan.
  • 29 November 2017

    Member reaches 50 years of continuous membership

    Signed up as a 17 year old first year apprentice, Ray was presented with a certificate and medallion to commemorate his milestone.
  • 01 November 2017

    Incolink 24/7 counselling & support

    A great initiative has been achieved by the members "Wellbeing and Support Services" at Incolink to provide free 24/7 support to Members requiring counselling and support. These services are made available by Union Member contributions to Incolink through your redundancy fund as part of your EBA.
  • 26 October 2017

    Safety information for plumbers and sprinkler fitters working with asbestos

     The Union has teamed up with the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency and the Master Plumbers Association of Australia to produce a pamphlet for Plumbers working with asbestos
  • 08 October 2017

    Fire on a construction site raises the importance of hydrants and reels

    The lack of a functioning booster line and hydrant connections during construction  caused difficulties for firefighter's extinguishing the fire .

    Fire fighters faced delays fighting the fire due to lack of water pressure.

  • 24 August 2017

    Alert on electric T-bar lifters

    A diligent HSR alerted the Union OH&S Unit to some safety concerns with the use of electric powered lifters delivered to site.
  • 09 August 2017

    Helping a mate - Raffle result 2017

    Never is a Union better United when fellow workers need help.

  • 07 August 2017

    Plumbing & Fire Industry Awards 2017

    On Saturday August 5, the Plumbing and Fire Protection Industry came together for the third annual Plumbing and Fire Industry Awards (PFIA).  

  • 31 July 2017

    Changes to leisure time insurance payments

    After 1 October 2017, there will be increases to weekly payments. Find out what this means to you.