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  • Rally to Change the Rules

    Large rallies are planned in Sydney and around the country in support of the ACTU's Change the Rules campaign. Big business has too much power. Details: https://changetherules.org.au

    18 Oct 2018
  • School staff need protection from discrimination too

    The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) opposes discrimination based on a person’s sexuality.

    18 Oct 2018
  • Book launch: Writing from detention on Manus

    You are invited to attend a union book launch of ‘No friend but the mountain: writing from Manus Prison’ by imprisoned refugee Behrouz Boochani. Organising to #BRINGTHEMHERE

    17 Oct 2018
  • News Release: IEU congratulates the Labor Party re extending preschool access to three year olds

    Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten and Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Amanda Rishworth, said a Shorten Labor Government will introduce a new two year National Preschool and Kindy Program ...

    17 Oct 2018
  • News Release : IEUA welcomes Labor Party preschool policy

    The IEUA has welcomed Labor’s $1.75 billion commitment to provide preschool education for around 700,000 Australian children in the two years prior to school.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Happy World Teachers’ Day!

    In Australia we will be celebrating World Teachers’ Day on 26 October 2018. It’s a time we encourage teachers and the community to toast the skills and commitment of teachers everywhere.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Got your accreditation hours?

    The IEU can help with that. Our early childhood members have access to free NESA registered online PD through Teacher Learning Network (TLN).

    17 Oct 2018
  • Benefits for all children

    While it is well understood that children from disadvantaged background benefit form early childhood education, we should realise it benefits all children.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Should education be big business?

    Some early education centres have been offering incentives such as free ipads and cheap holidays to entice parents to enrol their children at their service.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Don’t forget teachers

    You’ve been saying it for years and it seems governments are finally listening. Federal Labor has committed to a $1.75 billion program of preschool education for three year olds if elected.

    17 Oct 2018