Through every stage of your career, your Union is here for You, representing you industrially and professionally and supporting your individual needs in your workplace.
Student teachers may access free membership for a limited period in your final year of studies. When you are starting out, the IEU provides assistance for New Scheme Teachers in meeting Institute of Teachers requirements, including access to Institute-registered courses.
The Union also provides a range of other popular and practical conferences and training opportunities of great value and interest wherever you are in your career.
The industrial representation provided by your Union ensures you and your colleagues maintain hard-won conditions, receive regular pay-rises and continue to make gains for your profession. For any individual needs, so long as you are already a member at the time the issue arises, the Union is just a phonecall away.
At the end of your career, the Union is still here for you, with access to the Retired Members Association open to all retired members.
Your workplace news
Members would be aware that the IEU is currently running a case in the Fair Work Commission for equal pay for early childhood teachers and directors with primary teachers and other professionals.25 Oct 2017
Developers and landlords are inflating the cost of childcare and condemning children to spending their childhood in crappy environments, Early Childhood Consultant Lisa Bryant writes.25 Oct 2017
Many early learning centres have Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs) and actively work to include Indigenous understanding into their centre or preschool.25 Oct 2017
It's time for action.25 Oct 2017
As the year wends its way towards its inevitable close, I cannot but be mindful of Shakespeare’s observation “True it is that we have seen better days”.25 Oct 2017