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NAPLAN must go

25 February 2020

The national report into the debacle behind the 2019 NAPLAN online testing regime has shown that after a decade of NAPLAN it is time for it to go, and be replaced by an assessment mechanism that puts teaching and learning at its heart.

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UnionsWA International Women's Day Rally

18 February 2020

​To mark International Women's Day, UnionsWA is holding a rally on Friday 6 of March from 5:15pm.

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ACTU - Superannuation must increase to 15% and women need a better deal

4 February 2020

Women need more super to achieve a dignified and independent retirement. The Superannuation Guarantee for women must increase to 15% at an accelerated rate.

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ACTU - Actions to minimise the health effects of bushfire smoke haze

23 January 2020

Bushfire smoke contains a mixture of gases and very fine particles that can be hazardous to health. Those most at risk are firefighters and outdoor workers.

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Rainbow Knowledge research project

22 January 2020

The Rainbow Knowledge research project aims to understand and promote the social and emotional wellbeing and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQA+ young people, and work with local services to help them understand your needs.

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Bushfire relief: How you can help those in need

7 January 2020

Australia is reeling as firefighters battle relentless blazes around the nation. Here’s how to help those affected by the devastation.

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Cyclone contingency plans should be in place

7 January 2020

With the season’s first cyclone having formed off the North-West coast, businesses throughout the State have been reminded to ensure that contingency plans have been established and are in operation.

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ACTU ​statement on ongoing bushfire crisis

7 January 2020

“Australian workers know the value of standing together, and this is more important than ever during this time of national crisis.

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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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Mentally Healthy Workplaces Online Hub

18 April 2019

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, DMIRS, (incorporates Worksafe) is developing a mentally healthy workplaces online hub with resources for both workers and management.

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Seasonal influenza vaccinations

28 March 2019

DoE strongly supports staff receiving seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations.

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