Supporting the independent education community

Teachers

  • 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.
     
  • Pre-service teachers may access free membership during your initial teacher education degree. The Union runs a range of pre-service teacher and accreditation workshops throughout the year which you may attend.
     
  • The Union also provides a range of practical professional development and union training courses which are useful throughout your career.
  • 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

  • Hunter Workers celebrates 150 years

    Hunter Workers – formerly known as Newcastle Trades Hall Council – is today celebrating 150 years of continuous function, promoting the rights of workers in the Hunter region.

    20 Nov 2019
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and is also the is the start of the 16 days of Action against Gender Violence supported by the ACTU and Unions NSW and ACT.

    18 Nov 2019
  • EA bargaining update - NSW/ACT Catholic systemic schools

    The union met formally with CCER to commence preliminary negotiations over the union’s proposed enterprise agreement on behalf of teachers and support staff in Catholic systemic schools in NSW and ACT.

    18 Nov 2019
  • Catholic Schools Office staff to take industrial action

    Professional officers, education officers and administrative staff working at the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese Catholic Schools Office (CSO) will stop work for two hours on Wednesday, 20 November from 8.30am to 10.30am.

    14 Nov 2019
  • Renew for 2020

    Pay the annual rate before 10 February 2020 and receive a discount.

    14 Nov 2019