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  • What does your Union do for you?

    Our short and informative animated video, explaining exactly what it is the IEU can do for you, is live on YouTube right now. It's the perfect message to send to your friends and colleagues who you think should also join the Union.

    16 Nov 2018
  • Kurt Fearnley named 2019 NSW Australian of the Year

    The 37 year old champion athlete, disability advocate and qualified teacher was named the NSW Australian of the Year for 2019 on Monday night.

    14 Nov 2018
  • Why am I temporary?

    In recent months the Union has been contacted by a number of support staff who have been classified as temporary for no good reason.

    12 Nov 2018
  • NSW Government announces additional funding for public schools

    The NSW Government has signed up to the Gonski 2.0 agreement, which they claim will ensure additional funding to schools across the state.

    07 Nov 2018
  • Uluru Statement from the Heart

    A week of action from Sunday 4 November through to Saturday 10 November has been organised by the Northern Territory Branch of the MUA in support of the Statement from the Heart.

    06 Nov 2018
  • ACT's move to amend Discrimination Act supported by IEU

    The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch has written to ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr to support his intention to amend the Discrimination Act 1991 to remove exemptions for non government schools in respect to staff and students.

    05 Nov 2018
  • IEU calls for urgent review of NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977

    The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch IEU has written to NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for an urgent review of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 to protect students and staff in 'private education authorities'.

    05 Nov 2018
  • Help get the children off Nauru

    Scott Morrison has the power to immediately end the suffering of refugee children, their families and others seeking asylum who are stuck in limbo on Nauru. He can immediately order their transfer to Australia and prevent the trauma they are experiencing every day.

    02 Nov 2018
  • World Teachers' Day

    Friday, 26 October is World Teachers’ Day! A day to acknowledge our teachers and say thank you for the significant contributions they make in our classrooms and communities.

    25 Oct 2018
  • Union members gather in huge numbers to Change the Rules

    Hundreds of thousands of workers joined forces at rallies in Sydney, Melbourne and Wollongong on 23 October in support of the Change the Rules campaign and IEU organisers and members were in the thick of the action.

    24 Oct 2018