Pay decision not enough for living costs

17 June 2019

UnionsWA has today commented on the decision by WA Industrial Relations Commission in the State Wage Case, which sets wages for around three hundred thousand working West Australians on the WA Minimum Wage and reliant State awards including many trainees and apprentices.

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TAFE facing dismal future under Morrison Govt

13 June 2019

Australia’s TAFE system faces a dismal future if the years of neglect, underfunding and privatisation by federal Coalition governments continues under the Morrison Government’s discredited contestable funding model.

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Walk for Reconciliation

28 May 2019

Please join us in the ‘Walk for Reconciliation’ organised by Reconciliation WA, on Friday 31 March arrive at 12.00 for a 12.20pm start. Finish: 2.00pm.

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Teachers have completely lost faith in NAPLAN after latest online debacle

20 May 2019

According to reports received by the Australian Education Union (AEU) from its members, the shambolic situation yesterday left thousands of public school students unable to log on or finish the test due to NAPLAN online connectivity issues, leaving many students in tears after repeatedly losing work.

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New figures reveal funding and resource gaps between public and private schools in Swan

14 May 2019

New figures reveal funding and resource gaps between public and private schools in Swan

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Lesmurdie SHS Future Teachers Award

13 December 2018

We were pleased to hear from member Linda Valdrighi, Visual Arts/Photography teacher from Lesmurdie Senior High School about this year’s recipient of the Lesmurdie Future Teacher’s Award

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WA Government admits to education cuts in public schools

4 December 2018

The State School Teachers’ Union says the WA Government has admitted it would cut its share of recurrent education funding by up to 10 per cent over the next six years, spelling disaster for WA public schools.

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Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

19 November 2018

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with workers in WA primary schools.

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Workplaces reminded to stay safe in lead-up to festive season

30 October 2018

WorkSafe has issued a reminder to workers to stay focused on safety in the lead-up to the festive season.

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Work safety must improve

10 September 2018

​Following the recent close of submissions by the WA Government on changes work health and safety laws in WA. UnionsWA has called for a major overhaul of our outdated laws.

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