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  • Change the Rules protests across the country

    Hundreds of thousands of unionists took to the streets to protest the current workplace system, and demand we Change the Rules.

    10 Apr 2019
  • NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships

    The NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships provide $10,000 or $15,000 for a five-week study tour within Australia or overseas. Applications for scholarship-funded study tours in 2020 are now open and will close 28 April 2019.

    08 Apr 2019
  • Labor's 2019 budget reply: 'a fully funded fair go action plan'

    Bill Shorten presented Labor's 2019 budget reply to parliament last night, a document that frames the upcoming federal election as a fight over wages, education, and health.

    05 Apr 2019
  • Palm Sunday rally and march: 14 April

    The IEU has been a long time supporter of the Palm Sunday rally and march, and all members and their friends and family are encouraged to attend and join the IEU contingent.

    04 Apr 2019
  • Our conference - new date

    New date for your diaries – the 2019 Support Staff Conference - now 13 September 2019.

    03 Apr 2019
  • ASPECT alert

    Teacher Assistants working with ASPECT are used to the long held practice of stepping up to cover unexpected short term absences of the class teacher.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Trainees and apprentices

    A new Union membership category has been developed for the youngest and most vulnerable people working in our sector.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Playground duty supervision

    For many years now, Classroom Support and School Administrative employees in Catholic systemic schools have been able to be undertake playground supervision duties.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Voice care training

    It’s part and parcel of working in a school that you use your voice as a tool. And like any tool it needs to be looked after and maintained.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Budget 2019 has little new for schools and even less for early childhood: education experts respond

    As Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivers his first budget, education experts weigh the government's words against their funding commitments, and consider the future of education in Australia. Originally published on The Conversation.

    03 Apr 2019