AEU Tasmania

Quality Education for All

We are 6,000 principals, teachers and support staff who work in public schools, colleges and TAFE. We come together as the AEU Tasmania to fight for quality public education – because every child is worth it.

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Our Campaigns

Fair Funding Now

We are a community of parents, teachers, principals, school support staff and citizens, working together to speak up and demand fair funding of public schools.

Stop TAFE Cuts

Get involved and help the Stop TAFE Cuts campaign and help us secure 70% funding for our TAFE system.

Our Sectors

The AEU is the peak representative body for Tasmanian teachers, with a seat at the table for all the major professional and industrial developments in your profession. We have decades of experience and expertise negotiating better outcomes for you and your students.

Read more | Schools and Colleges Fact Sheets

Support Staff members and the AEU are making a real difference to education outcomes, while improving Support Staff working conditions across the state.

Read more | Support Staff Fact Sheets

The TAFE Division represents teachers, managers and support staff employees of TasTAFE, Trade Training Centres and LINC’s.

Read more | TAFE Member Fact Sheets

The AEU represents primary and secondary school principals, assistant principals and deputy principals across Australia. We offer support at work along with professional and industrial assistance through a variety of networks at a regional, state and national level.

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AEU Fact Sheets

AEU factsheets are designed to provide a quick and easy guide to commonly asked questions about issues affecting you and your employment. Check out our website for factsheets relevant to your sector.

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AEU Election Notice

Election Notice: Casual Vacancies

Nominations are called for the following AEU casual vacancies:

AEU Branch Deputy President – DoE Sector (1)

AEU TAFE Executive LINC Representative (1)

DoE Sector Council Delegate from each of the following:
Southern Region (1)
North Western Region (2)

TAFE Division Vice President (1)
TAFE Division Women’s Officer (1)

Branch Council Delegates from each of the following:
TAFE Division (1)

Secondary Colleges Sector (1)
Indigenous Members (1)

Secondary Colleges Sub-Branch Secretaries for each of the following Sub-branches:
Hellyer College (1)
Newstead College (1)
Rosny College (1)

Support Staff Sector Council Delegates from each of the following:
Southern Region (4)
North Western Region (2)

TAFE Division Council Delegates from each of the following Sub-branches:
Hobart (1)
Launceston (2)
Devonport (1)
Burnie (1)
Drysdale (1)

TAFE Division Sub-Branch Secretaries for each of the following Sub-branches:
Drysdale (1)
Devonport (1)
Bender Drive/Claremont (1)

Collegiate Offices
Support Staff Sector Vice President (1)
(by and from members of the Support staff Sector Council)
DoE Sector Vice President (1)
(by and from members of the DoE Sector Council)

Click here for the full election notice and nomination instructions.

Click here for a nomination form.

Free Legal Advice for AEU Members

We have formed a partnership with leading Tasmanian law firm, Ogilvie Jennings, to offer AEU members limited free legal advice in the form of an initial appointment on work or non-work related matters.

To make an appointment call the AEU on 1800 001 313 or email us on the form below. This offer of free legal advice is in addition to the high-level advice and support that the AEU continues to provide members on work-related issues.

Member Benefits

If you’re an AEU member you can enjoy savings on everything from getting married to buying a house. Then there are benefits of being part of Tasmania’s largest education union that we don’t think you can put a price on. These include a sense of belonging, camaraderie, protection and the opportunity to work together to make a positive difference for public education and TAFE. Which ever way you look at it – it pays to belong!

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Member Support Centre

The AEU offers a range of services and support for its members through its network of Industrial Officers, workplace Representatives (Reps), Organisers and the AEU Membership Team.

If you’re having an issue at work, your first port of call should be to your Workplace Rep. If they are unable to help you, they will refer you to our central office where the Internal Organiser will assess your query, provide advice or refer you to an appropriate officer.

Hours: 8.30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
P: 03 6234 9500
Toll free: 1800 001 313

Membership Services

Our Membership team can help you with questions about your AEU membership such as subscription renewals.

It’s also important that you keep us up to date about your personal and professional information such as contact details and hours of work.

Contact the membership team om 1800 001 313 or email