2021 District Council: Meeting and Industrial Training Forum - Belmont-Fremantle-Jandakot-Kalamunda-Maylands-Perth-Riverton-Victoria Park

9 places available

Training Forum:  9am - 3pm
District Council Meeting: 3:15pm - 4pm

Start:  Wednesday 17 March 2021 - 9.00am

Finish: Wednesday 17 March 2021 - 4.00pm

Location:  SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street), Ground Floor

Registration Deadline: Wednesday 10 March 2021



District Industrial Training Forum


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)  Curriculum - National and State
2)  OSH Legislation
3)   Performance Management EBA 2019 New Template
4)   Safety in the Workplace
5)   Wage Fixing Principles and Policy

District Council Meeting

1)    Acknowledgement of Country 
2)    Confirmation of previous minutes of 26 August 2020
3)    Matters arising from minutes of 26 August 2020
4)    Senior Officer Report
       4.1    EBA 2019 Implementation
       4.2    State Election outcome and implications
       4.3    EBA 2021 direction and issues
5)    Branch motions (to be received a week before the meeting)  
6)    General business (forward matters for the agenda a week prior to gwatts@sstuwa.org.au)   


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.


Sam Schofield, Vice President
Ian Daw, Natalie Swinbourn -District Organisers

Nominated Audience

District Council delegates
SSTUWA Branch officers

(Max. 2 Branch delegates 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.

This leave provision covers teacher relief for members attending SSTUWA TUT courses.

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