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Safe Work Australia is raising awareness of quad bike safety this National Farm Safety Week

22 July 2019

Quad bikes are a major cause of death and serious injury in rural workplaces, including farms.

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

14 May 2019

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

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

14 May 2019

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

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What the parties stand for

13 May 2019

What the parties stand for

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Media release - 1 May 2019 - Hundreds of WA public schools displayed in fight against funding cuts

1 May 2019

Public school educators are highlighting the importance of reversing the Morrison Government’s $501 million in public school funding cuts in Western Australia. Hundreds of West Australian ‘public schools’ were planted in a spectacular display as part of the Fair Funding Now! campaign to win fair funding for public schools.

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