Supporting the independent education community


  • Future Trends

    Australia is well-placed to position itself as a COVID-safe destination for international students when our international borders open.

    31 Aug 2021
  • The state of the industry

    There’s little doubt that the past 18 months have been the most difficult period for the post-secondary education sector in Australia’s history.

    31 Aug 2021
  • Equal Pay Day 2021

    Equal Pay Day this year will be marking the 61 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men. In 2020, the number of additional days was 59.

    30 Aug 2021
  • IEU NSW/ACT Branch Position Statement on Mandatory Vaccinations

    The IEU, along with the rest of the union movement and other civic organisations, supports the concept of public health and acknowledges the role of vaccinations in reducing COVID-19 at work and preventing serious illness.

    27 Aug 2021
  • Media Release: Return to school: close consultation is crucial

    The IEU calls for an urgent roundtable with non-government school employers, NSW Health and NSW Department of Education to unpack the complex logistics of the staged return to schools proposed by the NSW Government this morning.

    27 Aug 2021
  • NSW Health Briefing: Priority COVID-19 vaccination for childcare and disability workers in LGAs of concern

    NSW Health has established priority Pfizer vaccination appointments at the Sydney Olympic Park and Qudos Bank Arena Vaccination Centre to support eligible workers to meet the new requirements. There are numerous unfilled vaccinations available for Priority COVID-19 vaccination for childcare and disability workers in LGAs of concern at Qudos bank arena.

    25 Aug 2021
  • Media Release: NGS Super and Australian Catholic Superannuation merger will not proceed

    NGS Super and Australian Catholic Superannuation have confirmed that, following discussions and extensive due diligence over the last 12 months, the funds will not merge.

    25 Aug 2021
  • Approved Learning Frameworks: time to have your say

    The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has engaged Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology and Edith Cowan University to conduct the 2021 National Quality Framework Approved Learning Frameworks Update project. This is your opportunity as practitioners to have your say.

    25 Aug 2021
  • Settlement close in independent schools

    IEU negotiations are continuing with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) to finalise the Multi-Enterprise Agreements applying to teachers and support staff in independent schools.

    24 Aug 2021
  • Call for expressions of interest: Syllabus Writers and Technical Advisory Group

    NESA is seeking Technical Advisory Group members and syllabus writers for specific Years 7–10 syllabuses. Find out more.

    23 Aug 2021