Supporting the independent education community


  • The year of dual elections

    In a few weeks voters in NSW will go to the polls to elect a government which will hold office until 2023 and some time in the next few months a federal election is expected.

    08 Feb 2019
  • Union members earning more, as density steadies: ABS

    Trade union members earn almost $300 a week more than their non union counterparts, according to ABS data.

    08 Feb 2019
  • Position vacant

    The Union is currently seeking applications for a full time (or part time 0.8 position would be considered) Organiser to be based in Lismore.

    07 Feb 2019
  • Pay chaos in Maitland-Newcastle

    The IEU has called on the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office (CSO) to immediately fix pay problems affecting hundreds of teachers and support staff in Catholic schools.

    01 Feb 2019
  • Coming soon - your new IEUA NSW/ACT member benefits program

    Independent Education Union of Australia NSW/ACT Branch has recently partnered with Member Advantage, a leading provider of member benefit programs.

    31 Jan 2019
  • High Court backs unions' constitutional challenge

    The High Court has today unanimously upheld a Unions NSW challenge to the validity of state election funding laws that curtail spending by "third party campaigners" such as unions.

    29 Jan 2019
  • Paul Murphy: lawyer motivated to creating a more equitable society

    Paul Murphy: April 4, 1952 - December 19, 2018. Paul Murphy is a former IEU staffer. This piece first appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald.

    29 Jan 2019
  • Inaugural International Day of Education

    UNESCO and the United Nations General Assembly have proclaimed January 24 as the first International Day of Education, aiming to raise awareness of the imperative for access to equitable quality education around the world.

    24 Jan 2019
  • Early childhood sector seeks commitment from NSW Government

    More than 25 stakeholders from the early childhood sector have collectively signed a letter requesting a commitment from the NSW Government to affordable, high quality early learning for young learners.

    21 Jan 2019
  • Good start to 2019!

    Teachers and centre directors working for Goodstart will be coming back to work in 2019 with a pay rise set to be implented in February.

    17 Jan 2019