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Safety is our priority - info for members

1 August 2018

Safety is our priority - info for members

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Secret curriculum changes leave teaching profession in the dark

27 July 2018

The Turnbull Government has blindsided the teaching profession by planning the biggest Australian school curriculum reforms in decades without consulting the very teachers, principals and support staff who will be forced to implement the changes, according to the Australian Education Union (AEU).

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School Reform Agreement: What does it mean?

27 July 2018

A draft National School Reform Agreement (NSRA) is in the process of being prepared for consideration by state and territory education ministers in September this year.

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EOIs open for AEU Federal Women's Conference

23 July 2018

The AEU Federal Women's Conference is a fantastic opportunity for women members to hear from a range of guest speakers, become more aware of professional and industrial matters and build a network within the education community across Australia.

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2018 Work Safety Awards WA nominations

14 June 2018

​OSH Representatives, schools and colleges can submit a nomination to the 2018 Work Safety Awards WA

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Country Matters Report

20 November 2017

A GROH Campaign Working Group has been established involving country members, external organisers, senior officers and the Communications Manager to develop a campaign strategy.

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Cuts to 800 jobs to devastate public school system

17 November 2017

The state government’s targeted voluntary separation scheme will have a devastating effect on the state’s public school system, according to the State School Teachers' Union of WA (SSTUWA) and the Community Public Sector Union/ Civil Service Association (CPSU/CSA) who represent teachers and support staff.

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Elite Melbourne Private Schools to Get Big Funding Windfalls from Turnbull Government

10 October 2017

​Several wealthy Melbourne private schools are set to get large windfall gains from the Turnbull Government’s Gonski 2.0 funding model after revisions to their assessed student need.

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Federal cuts will magnify existing disadvantage for rural, regional and remote public schools, submission finds

26 September 2017

A significant shortfall of Federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia, a submission to a government education inquiry has found.

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OECD education report poses big challenges to Federal Government on funding for public schools

14 September 2017

​The latest OECD ‘Education at a Glance 2017‘ report adds strong evidence to calls for increasing investment in public schools

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