COVID-19 updates archive

COVID-19 eNews

14 February 2022
The State School Teachers’ Union of WA is pleased that members will now be able to access COVID leave immediately if needed, with the requirement to first exhaust other forms of…
8 February 2022
The State School Teachers’ Union of WA says school principals across the state are grappling with how to implement new COVID protocols in schools after receiving very little notice…
4 February 2022
The outbreak of COVID-19 in schools has caused confusion among parents and the community, and anxiety among education staff.
25 January 2022
The SSTUWA is pleased the state government has finally outlined its plans for the return of school next week; however the union will seek more details from the Minister regarding…
21 January 2022
The SSTUWA has welcomed the decision by the state government to delay the opening of WA’s borders. “While we understand that this will be difficult for many people in the…
1 May 2020
The State School Teachers’ Union of WA said a new survey of members found there are encouraging signs that COVID-19 precautions are being managed in schools, but some areas need…
29 April 2020
Message from the President, COVID-19 precautions survey
28 April 2020

COVID-19 resources 2021

  • Education Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions - 29 Nov 2021
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  • WA public school operating guidelines - 29 June 2021
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  • GSLR - public sector workforce arrangements - 29/6-2/7 2021
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COVID-19 resources 2020

  • School restart will be guessing game: Editorial from today’s The West Australian by President Pat Byrne 22Apr20
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  • Guidance Note: Extension of COVID-19 Leave Advice current as at 4.00 pm, 16 April 2020
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  • Coronavirus WA education position and update number 15 - 6Apr20
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