Supporting the independent education community


The IEU represents principals and teachers holding comparable positions, such as directors of studies in ELICOS colleges.

The Union conducts regular meetings of principals to ensure we are able to vigorously and accurately represent your views and meet your particular needs.

For any questions regarding the Principals Branch of the Union, contact IEU Principals Branch Organiser Pam Smith via

Your workplace news

  • Black lives matter – we stand with you

    The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch stands in solidarity with Black and First Nations communities, People of Colour and their allies rallying for justice.

    05 Jun 2020
  • Pay cut blocked in Parliament

    Thanks to sustained pressure from the union movement, last night the NSW Upper House voted to block the public sector pay cut.

    03 Jun 2020
  • IEU writes to Dan Tehan

    The IEU wrote to Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan in May regarding our concerns that “free childcare” will end abruptly at the end of June.

    02 Jun 2020
  • 'Contact us' page currently unavailable

    We have become aware that the 'Contact us' tab on our website is currently not operating properly. If you wish to contact us, you can email or call us on 02 8202 8900.

    02 Jun 2020
  • Give us a break - don't cut our pay

    News of the NSW Government’s imposition of a “pay freeze” has been met with dismay by IEU members.

    29 May 2020