Minister Birmingham still can’t explain his schools cuts or future funding plan

21 October 2016

Today’s Senate Estimates hearing has once again shown that Education Minister Simon Birmingham cannot explain his funding plan, which will cut $3.9 billion in Gonski funding from schools, the AEU said today.

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eNews - Thursday 20 October 2016

20 October 2016

Safety matters, GROH meeting

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Working together to address workplace violence

19 October 2016

When a student loses self-control, becomes verbally abusive and physically assaults staff it is traumatic for all involved. The very nature of our profession we have chosen means we care for, teach and nurture children.

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Union calls for immediate safety measures in Kalgoorlie

18 October 2016

​The State School Teachers’ Union has called for a number of immediate measures to be put in place at Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School to ensure the safety of students and staff.

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Secure wins by acting collectively

14 October 2016

​I am only too aware that at times members can feel overwhelmed by some of the issues facing the profession however, we do have good news to share and I think it is important to realise that through a shared sense of purpose and a desire to help our fellow teachers, we can overcome adversity.

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eNews - Wednesday 12 October 2016

12 October 2016

TV ads, international conference, membership cards, APHEDA event

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Members dumbfounded by GROH rent rises

11 October 2016

​Disbelief, disappointment and fears for the future of rural teaching are amongst the main themes in feedback the SSTUWA is receiving from members on the increase in rents for government housing in regional WA.

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State School Teachers' Union launches 2017 state election campaign

6 October 2016

The State School Teachers’ Union today officially launched its position paper for the 2017 state election, calling for better support for schools, more education staff and lower TAFE fees.

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Good riddance to VET FEE-HELP, governments now must invest in TAFEs

5 October 2016

The AEU has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to scrap the disastrous VET FEE-HELP loans scheme, but has warned all governments now need to invest in TAFEs to ensure Australians have access to high quality vocational education.

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Pride Parade: supporting diversity and inclusivity

30 September 2016

The SSTUWA will again be participating in Pride Parade on 19 November 2016. Last year we joined over 50 floats to celebrate 25 years of the Pride Parade in Perth.

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