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Now is the time to strengthen our efforts and commitment to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities

16 October 2023

Today we acknowledge the elders and custodians of our diverse Nations and Countries. They are the knowledge holders and the educators of our communities. They have led us through the Referendum process and will continue to lead us as a nation that is still learning how to listen, to learn and to heal together.

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eNews - 3 October 2023 (New educators)

3 October 2023

New Educators: For Every Child, Career planning, Upcoming wellbeing webinar

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New preschool outcomes measure

28 September 2023

The voices and expertise of early childhood teachers and educators must be central to the development of the Preschool Outcomes Measure, says the Australian Education Union.

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Teachers spending their own money due to underfunding

14 September 2023

Teachers are being forced to spend hundreds of dollars of their own money each year to ensure that students do not miss out on vital education activities due to the underfunding of public schools by governments.

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New OECD report highlights unmet need for Australia’s public schools

13 September 2023

The latest Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)’s ‘Education at a Glance’ report shows that Australia significantly underperforms against most OECD countries when it comes to investing in public schools.

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News archive 2022

Federal budget education highlights - October 2022

3 November 2022

The following are highlights of education funding allocated in the 2022-23 Federal Budget delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers on 25 October 2022.

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Draft National Teacher Workforce Action Plan released

3 November 2022

The Australian Education Union will consult with members across the country on the recommendations of the draft National Teacher Workforce Action Plan, released today.

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World Teachers' Day 2022!

27 October 2022

Federal budget sets the standard for TAFE funding

26 October 2022

AEU media release

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Regaining a voice for public education

10 October 2022

Consider this quote, which comes from one of over 400 school leaders and union reps who completed our survey Managing Teacher Relief in WA Public Schools:

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News archive 2021

Empower students with disability by investing in their education

3 December 2021

New data from the Australian Education Union shows that public schools do not have the resources required to meet the needs of students with disability.

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SSTUWA ramps up campaign against wages cap

1 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA is ramping up its campaign against the State Government’s public sector wages cap, as the current teacher shortage threatens to worsen.

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Invest in three-year-olds, invest in the nation

29 November 2021

Australia’s youngest children are at risk of being left behind due to the ongoing failure of the Federal and some state governments to invest in three-year-old preschool.

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