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WA Women need a pay rise

16 August 2018

UnionsWA has commented on the release today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of new data that shows the difference in ordinary full time pay for women and men in Western Australia.

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Parents and teachers need immediate explanation over NAPLAN online debacle

8 August 2018

Parents and teachers need immediate explanation over NAPLAN online debacle.

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Turnbull government turning its back on early childhood education

6 August 2018

The Turnbull government is abandoning Australia’s preschool children with its plan to cut nearly $500 million in funding to the early childhood education sector (ECE).

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Safety is Our Priority

1 August 2018

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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No one in our schools should feel threatened

1 August 2018

Minister for Education, Sue Ellery opinion piece. No one in our schools should feel threatened

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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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