Birmingham’s new announcement to slash teacher registration standards an outrage

12 February 2018

Today’s announcement by Education Minister Simon Birmingham to undermine teacher registration and encourage people from other professions to move into a teaching role, is yet another move to by the Federal Government which implemented will have broad ramifications for teaching and education in our schools

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​Turnbull Government fails to deliver funding certainty for preschools

5 February 2018

The Turnbull Government’s announcement to extend preschool funding to the end of 2019 leaves preschools around the country waiting for secure funding once again.

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New Productivity Commission numbers show public schools underfunded

5 February 2018

The Australian Education Union says the annual Report on Government Services shows school funding must be allocated to address educational inequality.

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Union supports Moora Residential College Rally

30 January 2018

The State School Teachers Union has warned teaching jobs at Central Midlands High School could be lost if the State Government forges ahead with the closure of Moora Residential College.

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Turnbull must come clean with parents on advertising spend

25 January 2018

The Australian Education Union calls on the Turnbull Government to publicly declare how much taxpayers’ money it is spending on its flashy new ad campaign to spin its school funding cuts.

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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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