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Retired Teachers’ Association of the SSTUWA

Upon retirement, become a retired teacher member of the SSTUWA and retain your benefits of membership. The cost is $25 per year. (Note: retired teacher members cannot vote in union elections.)

Retired Teachers' Association (RTA) activities

In retirement you can enjoy the activities of the RTA, which may include:

  • Actively engaging in SSTUWA and union campaigns and initiatives.
  • Staying up-to-date with the profession through Western Teacher magazine and union communications.
  • Quarterly meetings with guest speakers.
  • Day outings and excursions to places of interest.
  • RTA choir.
  • RTA literature group.
  • Annual luncheon each November.
  • Annual morning tea with the SSTUWA.
  • Annual concert (each June).
  • Annual general meeting (March).

We are interested in your ideas and invite your participation at all levels.

Look out for RTA updates on the noticeboard page of each edition of Western Teacher. Any correspondence should be directed to PO Box 22 Mosman Park WA 6912.

The Retired Teachers' Association of the SSTUWA is the successive body of the Retired Teachers' Association (Inc.)

Retired Teachers' Association dates for 2024

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Wednesday 14 February

Wednesday 8 May

Wednesday 7 August

Wednesday 30 October

Wednesday 27 March

Wednesday 19 June

Wednesday 18 September

Monday 2 December (Christmas Party - Trevor Lloyd Rooms)

RTA newsletters

Newsletters are sent via email and are also available at the bottom of this page.

Don't have an email address on file with us? Update your details by emailing

Where to find us

1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005
PO Box 212, West Perth WA 6872

Tel: (08) 9210 6000 or 1800 199 073
Fax: (08) 9210 6001

Visiting us: Click here for directions

Did you know that there's now a new Facebook group for retired teachers to connect?

The Retired Teachers’ Association of the SSTUWA Facebook group will help you connect with other retired teachers and lecturers, and is a space to collaborate and share stories.

Click here to join.

RTA newsletters