LGBTIQ News

Education International Rainbow Newsletter – September 2018

Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQA+ teachers remains a significant issue in New South Wales (NSW), according to research by the Australian Education Union (AEU) NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) branch and the Western Sydney University.

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Federal Government’s failure on marriage equality condemned by AEU

​The AEU condemns Prime Minister Turnbull and his government for their self-serving and politically expedient approach to marriage equality.

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Supporting International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

​The SSTUWA supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia IDAHOT on Wednesday May 17th 2017.

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State School Teachers' Union launches 2017 state election campaign

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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Pride Parade: supporting diversity and inclusivity

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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Parliamentary report backs union concerns about IPS initiative

​The State School Teachers’ Union of WA has welcomed the findings of a Parliamentary Committee review into the Independent Public Schools initiative, introduced by the Barnett Government in 2010.

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Call for nominations - SSTUWA Committee elections at November 2016 State Council

Nominations for positions on the following SSTUWA Committee/Delegation are now open

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Schools funding a key issue in marginal seat swings - whoever forms government must back Gonski in full

​The election results show voters have rejected Malcolm Turnbull’s cuts to needs-based Gonski schools funding and want whoever forms Government to implement it in full.

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Vote for Gonski

​Today's federal election will be a critical point for Australia’s public education system. The major parties have now settled on their platforms when it comes to school funding, and the choice for voters is clear, as the difference between the policies are stark.

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Changes to Employee Performance Procedures - using videos

​Recent amendments to the Department’s Employee Performance Procedures document have raised concerns from members.

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