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  • Changes to NSW school COVID-19 restrictions

    NSW Government schools have been given permission to adopt any of the below changes to their COVID-19 restrictions, from Monday 8 March. These changes will likely inform the decisions made by non-government schools as to their own COVID-19 safety plans.

    09 Mar 2021
  • IEU submission on One Nation’s ‘Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020’

    The IEU was requested to provide a submission to the Portfolio Committee No. 3 inquiry into the Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020. You can find the union’s submission on the Committee website when it is published.

    09 Mar 2021
  • CCER/IEUA Support Staff Joint Working Party update

    The CCER/IEUA Support Staff Joint Working Party held its first meeting on Wednesday 24 February.

    09 Mar 2021
  • Uluru Statement from the Heart

    On 26 May 2017, exactly fifty years after the historic 1967 referendum which included Aboriginal people in the national census, the Uluru Statement from Heart was released.

    08 Mar 2021
  • IEU membership

    IEU membership in the post-secondary college sector has remained remarkably buoyant over the last 12 months.

    08 Mar 2021
  • Industrial Relations Bill

    The Morrison government is attempting to use the economic fall-out from the pandemic to push through changes to Australia’s industrial laws.

    08 Mar 2021
  • JobKeeper

    There is no doubt that JobKeeper has been a life-saver for many post-secondary colleges, and for members working in those colleges.

    08 Mar 2021
  • State of play

    It’s been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, and it’s a truism to say the world has changed.

    08 Mar 2021
  • Major win for RTBU fight for safe trains

    A major decision about the NIF was handed down last week by the Fair Work Commission. The IEU has supported the RTBU in their argument with the government over the plan to remove guards from trains.

    08 Mar 2021
  • Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

    COVID 19 has disproportionately affected women and girls, particularly those who face multiple inequalities due to income, race, geographic location, age, disability, migration, and health status. Women leadership and the wide-reaching participation of women’s rights organisations are essential to ensure that the needs of women and other marginalized groups are prioritized in the immediate response, as well as in recovery and resilience measures.

    08 Mar 2021