CFMEU NSW Emergency Transport

The CFMEU Construction and General Division NSW Branch will provide an Emergency Transport Benefit to all Eligible Financial Members of the Union, including immediate family members.

Terms and conditions

  • This benefit is immediately payable to Eligible Financial Members who are unable to receive financial assistance for emergency transportation through a legislated scheme, a health insurance policy or any other insurance policy
  • Compensation shall be limited to a maximum of $5,000 per Insured Person / Financial Member in any one month.
  • This benefit excludes inter-hospital transportation.

Important definitions

Emergency Transport means:

  • The necessary transportation by Emergency Transport, in circumstances of injury or sickness, to the nearest available hospital which is equipped to deal with the nature of the emergency; or
  • Treatment by Emergency Transport staff

Eligible Financial Member means a person who is a financial member of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union, New South Wales Divisional Branch, Construction and General Division. This is a member who has paid full current dues, or is on direct debit or payroll deductions; or is registered as medically unfit or unemployed and paying reduced union fees. This also means a person who is an eligible member of CFMEU Solidarity. To be covered, a person must be an eligible financial member at the time of making a claim. This benefit does not apply to retired members or members who are not paying union fees or un-financial members.

Immediate Family includes only the spouse (including de facto) and any immediate dependents of the Eligible Financial Member.

Immediate Dependent includes the Eligible Financial Member’s unmarried dependent children who are under 19 years of age and living with the Eligible Financial Member, or who are under 25 years of age and are full time students at an accredited institution of higher learning and are primarily dependent upon the Eligible Financial Member for maintenance and support. This includes step-children and legally adopted children.