Supporting the independent education community


  • Taylors College IEU members affected by Novel Coronavirus

    The current situation around Novel Coronavirus is having an ongoing effect on the operations of Taylors College. The union is aware of this, and we are taking whatever steps that we can to ameliorate the situation.

    11 Feb 2020
  • Religious Discrimination Bill – IEUA submission December 2019

    The IEUA has made a submission to the Attorney General’s office regarding the proposed package of religious freedom bills.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Update on enterprise agreement negotiations for Catholic systemic schools

    The IEU is meeting the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations again this week to continue discussing our claims for a new enterprise agreement for teachers and support staff in Catholic systemic schools. While we've managed to secure a number of positions, there are a number of issues that remain outstanding.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Hazardous air quality

    New South Wales has experienced an unprecedented drop in air quality over the 2019-2020 summer. With predictions that this may be the new normal, Unions NSW have prepared a document to help you understand the issues at stake.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Superannuation must increase to 15% and women need a better deal

    In its submission to the Retirement Income Review Living well after work, the Australian Union movement calls for superannuation to increase to 15% for all workers and for equal retirement outcomes for women.

    07 Feb 2020
  • Position vacant: IEU organiser Sydney

    The Union is currently seeking applications for a full time Organiser to be based in one of our Sydney offices (Ultimo or Parramatta).

    07 Feb 2020
  • News release: Helping teachers teach and students learn after bushfire trauma

    Non government school teachers, early childhood teachers and support staff who have experienced bushfire trauma or are teaching students who have been through bushfire trauma will get extra support through an innovative online course provided by their union, the Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA).

    04 Feb 2020
  • PD calendar for term 1 2020

    We have collated the updated calendar for IEU to facilitate professional development for term 1.

    03 Feb 2020
  • 2020: Welcome back

    Union Secretary Mark Northam welcomes members back from the summer break and acknowledges the devastating impact the ongoing bushfire crisis has had on many school communities.

    03 Feb 2020
  • Grants to reward school sustainability efforts

    Northern Beaches Council has established a grants program worth a total of $10,000 to support local schools to become more sustainable. The Eco Schools Grants program offers $2000 per school to partly or fully fund initiatives in the fields of bush regeneration, carbon reduction, waste reduction, water reuse and reduction as well as sustainability education.

    03 Feb 2020