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Can I Join the CEPU and ETU?

The CEPU and ETU represents electricians, energy industry and support workers from across NSW and the ACT. The CEPU and ETU currently have members working at power stations, energy distribution & transmission companies, construction, manufacturing, transport, government, servicing industries, national broadband network and mining. If you work in any of these industries you are eligible to join the CEPU and ETU.

How do I join the CEPU/ETU?

1. If you are a new member joining for the first time and would like to pay by credit card: You can join and pay by completing the online membership application and payment form found below.

2. If you would like to join and pay using BPay, cash, cheque, money order: You will need to talk to one of our membership services staff members. Please call out office on 02 9267 4844 and the necessary arrangements will be made.

3. If you are an existing member and would like to renew your membership or pay your account: You will need to talk to one of our membership services staff members who will be able to assist you. Please call our office on 02 9267 4844.

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We are committed to protecting your privacy.

The type of information which we collect about you will depend on how you use the facilities offered on the website and which products or services you use.
If you visit the website to browse or download information, the web server will record the date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and the information downloaded. We will only use this information for statistical and website development purposes.

Any information that you enter on to an online application form (eg. contact details) will only be collected by us if you submit your online application. In other words, if you cancel your application or log out prior to submitting your application, any information which you had entered is not collected.

We will not use or disclose any information collected about you other than for the purpose for which you have given it to us.

We may email you about an event or new service that we think might be of interest to you. If at any point you no longer wish to receive such emails, you must reply by email requesting to be removed from the unions distribution list.

We will not use, sell or disclose your information for any other purpose without your consent unless required or authorised by law.

We maintain strict controls to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information and ensure correct use of information.

While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of any information that you transmit to us over the internet and you do so at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is secure on our systems.

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Membership Dues, Fees and other Payments

We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the membership services available on our Site.  However, we cannot guarantee that Government or legislative changes will not alter the ability to provide these services.  The ETU and CEPU will not be responsible for any membership services that are altered in this way while displayed online.  We will endeavour to keep the site updated.

Payments required under the Rules of the Union if made via e-commerce facilities will be transacted in real time. New members will receive their membership details and an official receipt within 14 days of joining online.

Payment Methods
We will accept the following methods of payment:
• Visa
• MasterCard

We will accept the following methods of manual or offline payment:
• Direct Deposit
• Money orders
• BPay
• Cash

All online credit card transactions will attract a 1% credit card processing fee. People wishing to pay using a manual or offline payment method must contact the nearest union office .

We recognize that privacy, whether it is personal or credit card information, is important to you.

Our website does not store your credit card details (please confirm). All credit card details are transferred via 128bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) security via our secure payment gateway, NAB Transact.  Your card details are encrypted and processed in real time.  Payment by credit card is the easiest and most efficient method of payment. Payment by credit card will attract a 1% credit card processing fee.

Membership applications submitted via this website must be pre-paid in accordance with the relevant Union Rules before the benefits of membership will be available to you. 
All amounts to be paid are transacted in Australian dollars ($AUD).
In the case payment is made via this website by credit card, the ETU nor the CEPU store your credit card number on our servers, however it may be retained by our payment merchant in circumstances where this is required.

In the case of offline payment please contact your nearest union office .  Payment must be completed before the benefits of membership will be available to you.

In cases where your payment fails for reasons including but not limited to insufficient card credit funds, or cheque dishonour, your membership status will be considered to not be financial until an alternate payment method occurs or the original payment method made to function.

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Request to establish debit authority in the Direct Debit system

I authorise the CEPU Electrical Division, NSW Branch, (ACPA ID 025902), to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our account at the financial institution identified below and as prescribed below through the Bulk Electronic Clearing Systems (BECS).

This authorisation is to remain in force in accordance with the terms described in the Customer Service Agreement.

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(Please note direct debiting through BECS is not available on the full range of accounts. If in doubt, please refer to your Financial Institution).


I/We have read the Customer Service Agreement and acknowledge and agree with its terms and conditions.

I/We request this arrangement to remain in force in accordance with details set out in the schedule described above and in compliance with the Customer Service Agreement .

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