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Why join the IEU?

For industrial and professional support and development, be part of a community of over 30,000 members.

James Jenkins-Flint
James Jenkins-Flint IEU Rep & Executive member "The IEU is critical for a fair and professional workplace."
Carolyn Collins
Carolyn Collins Support Staff "Support and operational staff benefit greatly from Union membership, encourage colleagues to join the IEU."
Sidonie Coffey
Sidonie Coffey Principal IEU empowers members to speak as an informed voice in the national education debate and on a myriad of issues influencing our workplace.
Kristin Stone
Kristin Stone Independent school teacher I tell staff, especially new teachers, about the support and professional development opportunities provided by the IEU.
Kylie Martinez
Kylie Martinez Aboriginal education worker I felt comfortable about joining the IEU; now I give support to other members and they give me support.


Q. How does IEU represent me?

IEU represents me industrially and professionally to acheive regular improvements to pay and  conditions, by using our collective voice to ensure we are heard on education policy, by providing individual support and more.

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Member Benefits

As well as being entitled to the support of the union on industrial matters, advice on employment issues and the provision of union training our members have access to a range of other services.

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The IEU publishes two magazines and one newspaper, delivered free for members or by subscription. Titles include Newsmonth, a tabloid-style newspaper with a NSW/ACT circulation of around 30,000 education professionals. Bedrock and IE magazines are each published three times per year.

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