Get Involved

If you are interested in joining a committee and helping the union grow please email listed committee chair, or get in touch on our Union Discord

Chairs of each committee are elected every 12 months and assists coordinates members to get involved.

The Renters Rights Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Respond to members enquiries on their rights, dealing with rent increases, bond claims etc
  • Supporting members to self advocate on current issues
  • Mutual aid visits to members who need support when dealing with agents and landlords

    (example: Joey supported Bre to force their landlord to fix their broken heater)

The Campaigns Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Organising and planning union campaigns and events
  • Contributing to union policy
  • Working with other orgs to meet union objectives

    (example: Alison organised a phone bank to find members who were not getting repairs done)

The Social Media Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Planning a social media calendar
  • Designing graphics and posting to various social media platforms
  • Communicating the message of the union to the general public

    (example: Neil filmed a tiktok of a Bre talking about advocating for her rights to her landlord so others could learn from the experience)

The Communications Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Writing articles and media releases for the union
  • Communicating with media outlets
  • Creating a quarterly report of union activities

    (example: Abe wrote an article for the RAHU website about renters having a right to heating)

The Operations Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Maintaining and expanding tech solutions for the union
  • Keeping systems secure
  • Lower union costs on services where possible

    (example: Lee updated the website with a plugin to save everyone time on updating events)

The Finance Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Maintain financial records of the union
  • Develop budgets for the union and branches
  • Reimburse members for union expenses

    (Example: Sam created a budget for an upcoming event to teach renters their rights)

The Membership Committee

Email: [email protected]

  • Maintain membership records of the union
  • Ensure members dues are up to date
  • Update members details

    (Example: Quinn updated Enders address so they would get updates for their local area)

Find your Branch

Branches are a way of connecting local members and organising around local issues. Their delegates represent the voices of local areas to the greater union.


Victorians can check their local government areas with this interactive map

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