District Council Representative Training (TUT 1-3pm) and Meeting 3-4.30pm: Goldfields-Roe (Katanning)

29 places available

Start:  Thursday 20 August 2020 - 12.30pm

Finish: Thursday 20 August 2020 - 4.30pm

Light Lunch 12.30pm
Training 1-3pm (TUT)
DC Meeting 3-4.30pm

Location: Katanning SHS (Conference room)
2-8 Golf Links Road, Katanning
Tel: 9821 9800

Registration Deadline: 11 August 2020


Union Delegate Training (TUT) 1-3pm

About the Course:

The course will aim to develop fundamental knowledge and skills to enable effective union leadership in the workplace.


District Council Representatives will:
1)  Develop an understanding  of state and federal matters relevant to public education and the        public sector.
2) Clarify their role in undertaking the position and explore directions for supporting members         in the workplace.
3) Explore the New General Agreement and Award 2019.
4) Explore strategies to effectively build their union.


District Council Meeting 3-4pm

1) Acknowledgement of Country
2) Confirmation of previous minutes of 10 March 2020
3) Matters arising from previous minutes of 10 March
4) District/branch reports and planning
5) Senior Officer's report:
     5.1    General Agreement 2019 - implementation 
              updates and matters arising
     5.2    Safety At Work Campaign - promotion and
              update on new case management procedures
     5.3    Curriculum change - National Agenda
6) General business


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 gwatts@sstuwa.org.au.


Free - Members only.
Lunch provided.


Mary Franklyn, General Secretary
Cathy Smith, District Organiser

Nominated Audience

One District Council Representative per school/branch or a nominated proxy.

Minimum of 12 months service with the DoE.

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.

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