As a member of the State School Teachers Union of WA, you can call on your union to provide advice, advocacy and support when need. We’re here to look after you! Our members are not only protected and represented by the SSTUWA - membership also includes a large ranger range of benefits from low cost finance and specialist services through to discounts at selected superior retailers and outlet stores, professional development and training, OSH coverage, journey insurance cover to and from work and much more.
The State School Teachers Union WA provides information and advice to its members on teachers' working conditions and entitlements. This includes assistance and advice to protect the industrial and civil rights of members in legal matters. Frank Herzog runs member assist and can help you with all your queries. Check out the Member Assist
section of this website for more information and contact details.
Our own publication, Western Teacher has a proud tradition of presenting teachers with in depth articles and news related to teaching in Western Australia. Many articles also appear on this website. Western Teacher is delivered to your school and is also available for download from this website from the document repository.
Our staff are constantly on the look out for special deals for teachers from retailers, service providers and factory outlets to help lower the cost of your weekly budget. Members receive a special booklet informing them of these tremendous offers as well as a regularly updated section on this website. Visit Member Benefits
Organisers provide support and advice in industrial and school-based matters. The union have a team of organisers who can be mobilised quickly to help in any situation either from the office or at your worksite.
Your Union Branch
Most schools and districts have their own union branches which is the first point of call for many members in school related issues. Union Representatives are elected by staff at that branch and can assist you with issues in regart of local industrial matters.
This website has been designed to allow for fast and easy communications between the union and teachers no matter where you are. You can also contribute to online forums and discussion with other members as well as chat rooms and online groups. We update this site with news from the SSTUWA and from educational unions and associations right around the world to make West Australian teachers the best informed anywhere.