News

Put children first and properly resource education in the regions

3 February 2021

As students, teachers, school leaders and other staff head back to regional and remote schools across the State, there are several issues which will follow them into the new school year.

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Why state schools need 500 more teachers over four years

28 January 2021

The chaos and uncertainty caused by COVID-19 last year sharply brought into focus several areas of need in the Western Australian public education system.

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SSTUWA calls for increased commitment to public education ahead of election

28 January 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA has called for an increased commitment to public education in the lead up to the state election, including employing 500 extra teachers over four years.

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Celebrating 50 years of Western Teacher

28 January 2021

The first issue of the union’s flagship publication was published on 15 October 1971.

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News archive 2020

Bushfire relief: How you can help those in need

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

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

“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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