Happy NAIDOC Week 2022!

The Australian Education Union is proud to be celebrating NAIDOC Week 2022!. NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. […]

We are reaching for the stars!

As you know, our Lifting Learning campaign is about supporting our students to reach for the stars and aims to achieve a whole range of outcomes detailed in our Log of Claims, developed and supported by members. We’ve been delighted to see so many of our valued members getting involved in our Lifting Learning campaign and […]

Competition Time!

We’re giving members the chance to win one of five double passes to the soon-to-be-released film Where The Crawdads Sing! We are ramping up our Lifting Learning campaign and we want to reward members who are getting involved! For your chance to win double pass movie tickets we want to see what ‘Lifting Learning’ priorities […]

SAVED: Studentworks avoids imminent closure after 1-week campaign

BREAKING: The Rockliff Government has announced a last-minute reversal to the planned cuts and closure of Studentworks. The following is the AEU statement released before the Government backflip. The Australian Education Union Tasmania Branch is extremely concerned about the imminent closure of Launceston’s Studentworks – a longstanding, successful program that has been supporting students for […]

Study up before tax time 

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has a range of tips and information to help you lodge your tax return this year.   Whether you drive from school to sporting events or have been doing extra study that relates to your current job, there is a tax guide for teachers and educators to help you navigate your […]

Welcome our newest AEU Members!

A very warm welcome to the more than 145 new members who joined Tasmania’s largest voice for public education during Term 2. We look forward to working with all new members who have come on-board this year and we encourage everyone to get involved with their union – there are so many ways to do […]

Union Power Prompts Super Win

The union movement is celebrating some positive changes to our superannuation won by union campaigning.  The contribution guarantee is increasing from 10% to 10.5% and the $450 threshold on earning super is being removed for ongoing employees over the age of 18.  That means that from 1 July 2022, all workers will receive super for […]

Inadequate Term 3 COVID School Plan Released

The State Government this week released its Term 3 COVID Schools Plan, and despite some safety measures remaining in place, the plan leaves much more room for improvement. The new COVID in schools plan is yet another effort without teacher or union consultation, and although the Public Health emergency measure is over, the Government still has health […]