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  • WHS Alert: Smoke haze - bushfires and air quality

    Bushfire smoke contains a mixture of gases and very fine particles that can be hazardous to health. Those most at risk are firefighters and outdoor workers.

    19 Dec 2019
  • WHS Alert: Working in heat

    Every employer or Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) has a duty of care to “ensure the health and safety of their workers and others at the workplace.” This includes ensuring that workers are not exposed to hazardous temperatures.

    19 Dec 2019
  • IEU teachers farewelled for exchange

    IEU teachers involved in the 2020 IEU Exchange Teachers Group gathered at the exchange orientation conference, as they embark on their exciting new journeys.

    18 Dec 2019
  • NSW Exchange Teachers League celebrates 90 years

    The NSW Exchange Teachers League (ETL) is celebrating 90 years of volunteer service to the education community in 2020, with an anniversary dinner.

    18 Dec 2019
  • Australia’s Leaning Tower of PISA: Reflections of a Canadian Exchange Teacher

    The release of the 2018 Report by the Programme for International Student Achievement (PISA) has distressed many Australians given the nation’s dismal results.

    18 Dec 2019
  • PD for early childhood teachers

    IEUA NSW/ACT members can access two forms of free NESA Registered PD that includes TLN, which normally costs $350 per year. Our 2020 offerings have just been released.

    17 Dec 2019
  • Early childhood: Assessment and ratings process

    The IEU met with Department of Education representatives regarding concerns about the Assessment and Ratings process raised by the IEU in writing earlier this year.

    16 Dec 2019
  • Lismore office: On the move

    IEU Lismore offices are moving today, from their location in Carrington Street to Lismore Profesional Centre in Molesworth Street.

    16 Dec 2019
  • Fact Sheet: WHS and bushfire smoke

    With the support of the Vic Trades Hall WHS team, UnionsACT has prepared a fact-sheet on WHS and bushfire smoke. Please note that the factsheet is intended as general information, not industry-specific information.

    12 Dec 2019
  • Global solidarity with trade unionists, rights defenders in the Philippines

    Trade union organizations around the world, national and international, are taking action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to highlight organized violence against trade unionists and rights defenders in the Philippines. According to the Philippines' Center for Trade Union and Human Rights, at least 43 trade union and peasant leaders have been assassinated since Rodrigo Duterte took office in June 2016.

    11 Dec 2019