News

WA pay decision disappointing

14 June 2018

​UnionsWA has today commented on the decision by WA Industrial Relations Commission in the State Wage Case

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Sunday & Holiday Pay Cut To Get Worse

11 June 2018

UnionsWA has today commented on the looming penalty rate pay cut for Sunday and public holiday work by those in the fast food, retail, hospitality and pharmacy sectors.

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Schools General Agreement 2017 endorsed by members

5 June 2018

Schools’ members have voted to accept the offer from the Department of Education for a replacement General Agreement. Of the members voting, 87 per cent supported the proposed agreement. The SSTUWA has therefore formally accepted the Agreement-in-Principle and an application to register a replacement agreement has been lodged with the WAIRC. Once this agreement is registered, the $1000 per annum salary increase (pro rata for relief and casuals) will be paid, backdated to 6 December 2017.

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KOWS training being conducted by DoE, the SSTUWA and the Police

31 May 2018

KOWS training being conducted by DoE, the SSTUWA and the Police

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AEU's response to Labor's Budget Reply 2018

11 May 2018

AEU's response to Labor's Budget Reply 2018

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GROH Petition to Ministers

18 August 2017

​As part of our GROH campaign, we are asking members to sign a petition to be presented to the WA Government Ministers for Education and Housing.

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Federal Government’s failure on marriage equality condemned by AEU

11 August 2017

​The AEU condemns Prime Minister Turnbull and his government for their self-serving and politically expedient approach to marriage equality.

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Focus on student needs to lift success at school, not NAPLAN results

2 August 2017

The Australian Education Union has warned against placing excessive emphasis on the NAPLAN results released today, arguing focus must be on ensuring all schools are receiving the funding and resources they need to deliver for students and raise student outcomes.

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Media Statement: Correction of statements reported in The West Australian (20/6/17)

20 June 2017

The State School Teachers Union WA wishes to correct statements as reported in The West Australian today (20 June 2017)

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Further increases in government housing rents to hit regional schools hard

9 June 2017

The challenge of attracting and retaining staff in Western Australia’s regional school is set to worsen as rents on government housing increase for the second time in less than 12 months.

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