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​New WA work health survey; old laws inadequate

11 November 2019

UnionsWA has today released the results of a major work health and safety survey of over 1,500 West Australians.

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Morrison Government preferences funding increases for Catholic schools despite falling enrolments

11 November 2019

The Morrison Government continues to preference funding to Catholic schools despite falling enrolments and in the face of booming student enrolments in the public system, according to new analysis of ACARA finance and enrolment data.

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eNews - 6 November 2019

6 November 2019

Union busting bill, Committee elections, Education and Training

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Make sure that no development funds, and no Australian money, funds asbestos products

4 November 2019

Australians understand the toxic legacy of asbestos and we can take a leading role in standing up for sustainable and healthy development.

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Overseas students in state system

30 October 2019

While international fee paying students may well already be paying for places in WA public schools, this announcement simply exacerbates what is already an undermining of public education in WA.

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Proposed mobile phone ban

30 October 2019

The State School Teachers Union is seeking assurances schools will be properly resourced to enforce the State Government’s ban on students using mobile devices in schools.

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TAFE must be front and centre of Labor’s skills focus

30 October 2019

Labor’s continued commitment to address Australia’s skills crisis and strengthen the -vocational education and training sector is welcome news to a sector currently suffering from huge budget cuts and lack of investment from the Morrison Government.

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2019 General Agreement update

28 October 2019

The SSTUWA has had six meetings with Department of Education representatives to commence formal negotiations for a replacement General Agreement. The current Agreement expires on 5 December 2019.

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Take the time to say ‘thank you’ to a teacher today

25 October 2019

Today is World Teachers’ Day in Australia - an ideal opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the immense contribution that teachers make to students, families, schools and communities around Australia.

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PM’s $1.2bn private school slush fund leaves public schools in the cold

25 October 2019

The Morrison Government’s admission yesterday that Australia’s richest private schools can access additional funding from the $1.2 billion Choice and Affordability Fund while public schools cannot is yet further proof of their blatant disregard for public schools and preference for private schools.

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