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  • Join in June recruitment campaign

    The Union is launching a member recruitment initiative called 'Join in June' which aims both to promote the work of Independent Education Union and at encourage potential members to join and participate in their industrial and professional organisation at their own workplace.

    31 May 2019
  • Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review

    The Fair Work Commission has today granted award-reliant workers a 3% increase, which will take effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July.

    30 May 2019
  • Dan Tehan reappointed Minister for Education

    Dan Tehan, Federal Member for Wannon, will retain his portfolio as Minister for Education under Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s newly announced cabinet, in a role that also oversees the early childhood education and care sector.

    28 May 2019
  • Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week

    Yesterday marked National Sorry Day and the beginning of Reconciliation Week. In recognising this, we acknowledge members of the Stolen Generations and support the continued journey of healing for indigenous people in Australia.

    27 May 2019
  • Intergenerational impacts

    New research has demonstrated that quality early childhood education programs can impact life outcomes in ways that span generations.

    27 May 2019
  • Victorian landmark funding commitment

    The Victorian Government has promised the biggest reform to early learning in the states history, with a record $1 billion investment in early childhood education.

    27 May 2019
  • Federal election washup

    The re-election of a Coalition government means a continuance of previous policies, including on the future of the early childhood education sector.

    27 May 2019
  • ERO Case

    The IEUA is entering the final stages of our Equal Remuneration Order case at the Fair Work Commission.

    27 May 2019
  • Queensland teachers locked out for wearing badges

    Teachers at Langports English College in Brisbane have been locked out of their workplace simply for wearing badges in support of fair and reasonable industrial claims.

    24 May 2019
  • NAPLAN validity called into question

    Peak bodies, teachers, parents and students are questioning the validity and future of NAPLAN testing after the disastrous roll-out of the online test last week.

    24 May 2019