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For all the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic and what it could mean for you as a member of our union, please visit our COVID-19 special page

Office contact information. The office is now closed to members.

In line with recommendations with Government, we are taking preventative measures for the health and safety of the members and staff.  

We encourage you use the "contact us" link at the bottom of this page.

We apologise for the inconvenience this causes, but these measures are necessary during this unprecedented health event. 

We strongly advise all members to use this web site to keep up to date with daily announcements affecting you and our industry. For general health advice on COVID- 19 you can call the Vic Government hotline on 1800 675 398 or check out their website.

Please use the following contact numbers below:

For the purchase of merchandise.

Please use the drop-down box at the top right hand corner to order on-line.

Membership enquries:

 Reception:  (03) 9662 3388

Secretary and Assistant Secretaries

Secretary:  Earl Setches

Assistant Secretaries:  Paddy McCrudden or Andy Wallace

0407 361 296

Industrial Officer

Paul Coffey - 0448 908 923


Billy Jovanovski - 0488 060 848
Norm Kelly -           0409 355 665
Nick McCubbin -   0412 560 573
Jake Cranny -         0402 817 127
Billy Ramsay -        0447 733 122
Simon Jewell -       0457 310 336
John Haitas -          0423 647 209

OH&S Officers

Steve Rocco - 0433 875 546

Chris Giblin -  0433 694 310

Any other enquiries

Please use the form on the page "Contact Us

Standing up for our industry since 1850

Your union has been defending members' rights and entitlements for over a century and a half. Today we are one of the fastest growing and most progressive trade unions in Australia. We continue to defend our licensing and registration systems, support training and trade development, and fight for the wages and conditions of members.

The PPTEU also has a proud history of advancing education, improving social welfare and promoting human rights.

Read more about the PPTEU.

PPTEU partners with ADA Australia

The PPTEU has had the backs of plumbers and their families since 1850. It’s core union business to look out for the safety and wellbeing of our members, both on and off the job. 

At the PPTEU, we want all members to have access to the right information and right support, to foster supportive workplaces, a change in culture and attitudes around mental health, drugs and alcohol, and for all members and their families to be safe and well.

That is why we are working with ADA Australia to provide you with the PPTEU Support and Learning Hub ensuring valuable content and training is easily accessible across all platforms, for all members. It will provide you and your families with access to information that increases awareness and takes you through positive personal practices to help ‘ride out’ challenging times. This guidance, support and information will help PPTEU members understand and recognise their own mental health and stress responses, and assist them with positive coping strategies.

We encourage every member to make use of this opportunity, and to be always safe and always well.

If you or someone in your family needs support or guidance with any of the matters presented, please contact us and find out how your union can help.

Stay safe, stay strong.

Earl Setches
PPTEU Victorian Branch

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Remember to use you PPTEU membership number beginning with M0 to login.

Digital Clear Cards.

The PPTEU membership system is transitioning to a new digital system.

This new system is part of our ongoing effort to streamline the membership experience to provide ease and convenience for our members.

Financial members of the PPTEU are now able to download their Digital Membership Card to their smartphone. The Digital Membership Card will contain all of the information that is on your plastic membership card.

Members who want to take advantage of this facility must have a current email adress attached to their membership and be able to receive emails on their smartphone.

The process to transition over to the new system is straightforward. Once you have downloaded the Digital Membership Card, in future you will simply receive an email notifying you to login and download your new Digital Membership Card to save to your smartphone.

This will also be an ideal opportunity to check your membership details and update your information if required.

For further information, click here to view the simple steps and follow the prompts.

Click or tap on the image to view the 2022 and future RDO Calendars.

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Latest news

  • 17 January 2022

    Omicron outbreak – support for Incolink members

    If you are still employed but unable to work as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible to access some of your Incolink funds by way of the Incolink COVID-19 Payment.Eligible worker members receive an Incolink COVID-19 payment of $2,000 or the balance of your account (whichever amount is lower) if you must self-isolate or if you are stood down. You can re-apply for this every 28-days if you continue to be eligible and funds remain in your account.For more information, read the link here.
  • 31 May 2021

    Fire protection equipment servicing registration/licensing deadline approaching

    Practitioners working in the routine servicing of fire protection equipment not yet licensed or registered don't have long to do so.

    If you know someone working in the routine servicing of fire protection equipment that is not yet licensed/registered, please share the following information with them. 


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