Member Benefits

Member Benefits


TTIA offers a broad range of member benefits, covering a broad range of topics. You can skip to them by clicking below.

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The Timber Trade Industrial Association represents over 350 companies in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, the ACT and Tasmania. The TTIA represents companies such as Hume Doors, Swadlings Timber & Hardware, J H Williams Group, Hurfords Hardwoods and Wholesale, D & R Henderson, and members of major industry-related associations including the Tree Contractors Association.

Our membership base is wide and includes harvesting operators, manufacturers, sawmillers, tree contractors/arborists, timber joinery, frames and truss fabricators, and merchants (timber, retail). The membership thus allows the TTIA to have a full understanding of the Timber and Building Products Industries.

The TTIA is the only EMPLOYER ASSOCIATION specifically representing the entire timber and building products industry and therefore enabling us to exert major influence upon Governments, Unions, and other statutory bodies.

No other employer association can serve your workplace relations needs as well as the TTIA. The services listed below are all covered in your annual subscription.


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Member Benefit

Workplace Health & Safety

Workplace Health & Safety and Workers’ Compensation Scheme

Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) and Workers’ Compensation (WC) are two issues which have to be effectively managed in any business wishing to make a profit. Employers (PCBU’s) have important responsibilities under the WH&S Legislation to provide a safe workplace for workers and others entering the workplace. Failure to comply with this responsibility can result in heavy fines instigated by a SafeWork prosecution.

TTIA employs a full time experienced safety manager and an experienced Solicitor to assist employers in the timber products industry throughout Australia comply with their WH&S legal responsibilities.

TTIA assists Members with their WH&S in the following ways:

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Member Benefit

TTIA Legal

TTIA has a qualified practicing solicitor on staff to assist with the delivery of employment law services. Discussion of other legally related issues is also available and assistance will be given where appropriate.

TTIA Legal manages employment-related litigations including:

  • Unfair dismissals
  • General protection claims
  • Industrial disputes
  • Discrimination claims
  • Workplace Health & Safety prosecutions
  • Fair Work Ombudsman matters
  • Workplace investigations
  • Enterprise bargaining


TTIA Legal provides specialist advice to an industry it understands, at competitive hourly rates. Members needing to discuss a legal problem are invited to contact Janet Gilbert on (02) 9264 0011 or by emailing

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Access Member-Only Resources

TTIA also offers a broad range of resources to help its members. To get access to these simply click below to start your membership registration process today.

Member Benefit

Industrial Relations

TTIA assists members with Industrial Relations matters in the following ways:

Employee Relations

Effective human resource management is central to ensuring an organisation’s success. TTIA’s experienced industrial officers provide advice and assistance in all employment related issues.

Telephone Advisory Service

Phone (02) 9264 0011 – TTIA staff can assist Members with:

• Wage rates
• Annual leave payments
• Personal/carer’s leave
• Hours of work
• Overtime
• Disciplinary matters
• Redundancy
• Termination of employment
• Interpretation and advice on provisions within the National Employment Standards and Modern Awards

Award Information

TTIA supplies members with information and updates on changes to the Timber Industry Award 2020 and any other relevant modern award ensuring Members are aware of their legal obligations.


TTIA Members receive support and advice as well as representation before industrial tribunals from our experienced Solicitor should they encounter industrial problems from unions, solicitors, consultants, or employees. These matters are managed by TTIA Legal at discounted member rates. Employers receiving an industrial claim on any employment issues can contact their TTIA representative who will act promptly to represent their interests.

Member Benefit

Awards & Summary Sheets

Members are regularly updated when award rates are varied. These summary sheets are a quick reference to current minimum award rates and basic award conditions.

These can be found on the Member Resources Page (for logged-in users).

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