The Objects of the Association are:-

To advance and protect the interests of members in relation to questions of wages, hours, holidays, conditions of employment, statutory leave, sickness benefit, pensions, safety, compensation, and all other questions arising out of and/or in connection with the members employment or occupation and generally improve the conditions and environment in which members are employed.

To negotiate and settle disputes arising between members and employers in the best interests of the members.

To raise funds by contributions, levies and donations or other means in order to carry out the objects of the Association.

To provide for members death benefit, legal assistance and any other benefits including provision of convalescence as may be determined in accordance with the Rules of he Association.

To provide legal advice and assistance for members at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

To assist members who have suffered injury in the course of their employment.

To assist members who contracted a recognised industrial disease in the course of their employment.

To assist dependents of members who have died as a result of such injury or disease to recover such compensation, benefit or damages and they may be entitled to at common law or under any statute and to take such steps and proceeds as may be deemed necessary.

To provide for the improvement of the education of members and their families as may be determined in accordance with the Rules of the Association.

To assist the convalescence of working members when required and to assist when possible retired members at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

To co-operate with and assist Associations that have the same or similar objects.