Supporting the independent education community


  • Professional development: Teachers know what they need

    As the NSW Government announced it would scrutinise externally provided professional development (PD) for teachers, the Independent Education Union of Australia stands proudly by its courses. We believe teachers require and deserve high quality PD.

    22 Jul 2020
  • Fund uni fairly

    Higher education is in crisis and the Federal Government chooses now to radically restructure the funding of our universities – reducing the funding per student and damaging the critical research and teaching our nation relies upon. We must work together to stop them in the Senate.

    20 Jul 2020
  • Union WIN: New EA endorsed for Independent Christian Schools support staff

    Members from all nine independent Christian schools covered in a new agreement for support staff have voted in favour of the agreement, winning a minimum pay increase of 13% over four years.

    15 Jul 2020
  • Fully paid pandemic leave

    So we can control and live with this virus, the Morrison Government must give all working people support to isolate and stay at home if they need to. Those who quarantine are protecting all us, we need to protect them.

    10 Jul 2020
  • Union WIN: Dioceses agree to payment of 2.5% salary increase and back payment

    The IEU has received confirmation from the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) of all 11 dioceses’ willingness to pay the 2.5% salary increase for principals, teachers and support staff in NSW and ACT Catholic systemic schools, due since 1 January 2020.

    08 Jul 2020
  • Online education module - ME Bank

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our everyday lives and many Australians are facing financial difficulties.

    07 Jul 2020
  • No asbestos in COVID-19 relief

    Help us stop COVID-19 health and economic stimulus funding from going to asbestos products.

    07 Jul 2020
  • Vote 'Yes' - Independent Christian Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) MEA 2019

    The Association of Independent Schools has finalised a new Multi-Enterprise Agreement (MEA) to apply to support staff in nine NSW Christian Schools. This MEA has been negotiated with the IEU. Seven of the nine schools are part of the Pacific Group of Schools.

    30 Jun 2020
  • EA bargaining update - Catholic systemic schools

    The union continued bargaining for a Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement this afternoon with representatives from the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER).

    26 Jun 2020
  • AIS bargaining update

    The AIS has advised that bargaining for teachers and support staff in AIS schools will not commence before mid to late August. The AIS is continuing to consult with member schools concerning pay rises for 2021 and beyond.

    25 Jun 2020