News

Sticking up for better wages and conditions

3 December 2021

SSTUWA members enthusiastically participated in the Give the Cap the Boot sticker day in October to increase awareness of the union’s General Agreement 2021 negotiations and the Give the Cap the Boot campaign.

read more

SSTUWA ramps up campaign against wages cap

1 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA is ramping up its campaign against the State Government’s public sector wages cap, as the current teacher shortage threatens to worsen.

read more

Invest in three-year-olds, invest in the nation

29 November 2021

Australia’s youngest children are at risk of being left behind due to the ongoing failure of the Federal and some state governments to invest in three-year-old preschool.

read more

President's address to November State Council Conference

23 November 2021

Welcome to our November State Council and Conference. This State Council will be the last one before yet another federal election. In reflecting on what I said immediately after the 2019 federal election, which was to the effect that there would be no change to school funding for at least three years, I see that in fact I was wrong. There have been changes, just not the ones we wanted.

read more

Delegates join forces for town hall meeting

15 November 2021

November State Council delegates used their conference lunch break as an opportunity to join hundreds of other public sector union members in the fight for a fair wages policy. See the photos here.

read more

Thanks for taking a break

8 November 2021

‚ÄčOn World Teachers' Day, we saw hundreds of members reclaim their staffrooms and take a proper break, as the spotlight was on teacher well-being. We encourage members to continue taking their breaks together when possible and not to work during their lunch breaks.

read more


News archive 2020

Moving into GROH housing

I have secured Government Regional Officer Housing (GROH). What do I need to do now?

read more

State Election 2021: The position of the SSTUWA

Every state election presents an opportunity for the SSTUWA to influence the public education agenda for the benefit of our members working in public schools across the state. It is also an opportunity to generate positive change for public school students, staff and the sector generally.

read more

Expert webinar series - school funding inequality

Join experts live to discuss the inequality in Australia's public education funding system, what it means for teachers, parents, students and Australia, and get your questions answered.

read more

SSTUWA response to state budget

The State School Teachers’ Union said today’s state budget contained some very welcome announcements, but more needed to be done for the state school system.

read more

Schools funding welcomed

The State School Teachers' Union of Western Australia has welcomed the McGowan Government’s massive investment in school and TAFE infrastructure as a recognition of the crucial role education will play in rebuilding Western Australia’s economy.

read more