District Industrial Training Forum - Kimberley-Pilbara (Broome) (TUT)

26 places available

Thursday 8 September

Drinks and Dinner 6pm
The Aarli
2/6 Hamersley Street

Friday 9 September

Training 8.30am - 2.30pm
District Council Meeting 2.30 - 3.30pm
Mangrove Hotel 
(Dampier Room)
47 Carnarvon Street

Registration Deadline: Friday 26 August 


District Industrial Training Forum

If you need to attend this event via ZOOM, please email Heather on schoolorganisers@sstuwa.org.au to discuss options.

District Council delegate training is designed for elected SSTUWA District Council delegates and branch officers. Participants will develop fundamental knowledge and skills to enable effective union leadership in the workplace.

1) Campaign information
    • EBA 2021
      Registration, New conditions and implementation
      Addressing Workload through our EBA
    • Public Sector Alliance - actions and campaign work for us for PSA
    • Safety at Work Campaign - Plan and actions

2) Reporting - what does this look like in 2022? (Bring a copy of your school's processes to share and unpack)

3) District Council - the role - your voice as a decision maker

4) Branch reports

District Council Meeting

If you need to attend this event via ZOOM, please email Heather on schoolorganisers@sstuwa.org.au to discuss options.

1) Acknowledgement of Country

2) Confirmation of previous minutes of 24 March 2022

3) Matters arising from minutes of 24 March 2022

4) Senior officer report
    4.1 Behaviour Management Policy Review - where are we up to?
    4.2 Federal/International
         • Industrial
         • Political
         • Education

5) Branch motions (to be received a week before the meeting)

6) General business (forward matters for the agenda a week prior to schoolorganisers@sstuwa.org.au)

Attendance and Registration 

If you wish to attend the District Industrial Training Forum OR only the District Council Meeting, please register online above and advise Heather on schoolorganisers@sstuwa.org.au of your selection. 


Members requiring travel and accommodation may be eligible for SSTUWA funding to attend this event. Each application will be assessed for funding approval. 


Where the District Council meeting is not on your normal work day, childcare provision is available on request and approval by the General Secretary. Email requests to schoolorganisers@sstuwa.org.au


Members only


Lunch provided


Pat Byrne, President
Frank Herzog, Organiser Schools

Nominated Audience

District Council delegates
SSTUWA Branch officers
(One delegate per branch)

Trade Union Training Leave

Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

The school will not be charged for the salary of the person attending trade union training - this is covered by the DoE.  However, if a relief teacher is required, this is funded through the school's one line budget.

Award Clause 63(6)(b) Leave of absence granted under the clause must include any necessary travelling time in normal working hours immediately before or after the course.

For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Ensure staff attending training have selected TUT Leave in HRMIS.
  • Project code 1471 will be generated within the payment system.

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards:

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community