TasTAFE six-month review a botched venture

A hollow TasTAFE performance review, revealing a net loss in teachers, raises serious concerns about the organisation’s transparency and accountability.  The Rockliff Government’s newly released TasTAFE Six-Month Review – designed to measure the performance of the organisation since becoming a Government Business – will go down as a botched venture which failed to truly showcase the Government’s […]

New face joins AEU + Farewell Ruby

AEU Tasmania is thrilled to welcome Rejani Johnson to the team as the union’s new membership and database officer. Rejani brings with her a wealth of experience in data management and has already made a great impression with her enthusiasm and attention to detail. Rejani’s skills and expertise will be invaluable to the AEU as […]

Teachers’ Health new benefits

Calling all Teachers Health members! Don’t forget, your Extras benefit limits have reset on 1 January.  So start the year right and focus on your health. Not yet a Teachers Health member? Make it a happy New Year and join with Hospital & Extras. Find out more here.

State of our Schools survey

Thank you to the many members who have already filled in our “State of our Schools” survey to tell us about the impact of the teacher shortage crisis, as well as the ever present issues of workload and resource shortfalls. The survey closes on Friday May 5th, so if you have not yet completed the […]

Worksafe Improving Injury Outcomes Project

The University of Tasmania is seeking to interview teachers who have experienced a workplace injury or illness and have filed a workers compensation claim. This presents a unique opportunity for union members to share their experiences and contribute to positive change. The AEU encourages members to get involved and spread the word to anyone who […]

Welcoming new members in 2023

Over 5,000 Australian Education Union members warmly welcome all of the new members who have joined the union this year.  We are excited to continue our work together to improve the quality of education and working conditions for teachers and support staff across Australia. As a union, we are committed to winning better working and […]

New Reps making a big difference in 2023

A big thanks to all new AEU workplace Reps who have come on board and are helping make a positive impact in 2023. Reps’ unwavering commitment and enthusiasm have brought about significant improvements in the working conditions of educators. We are grateful for their tireless efforts in advocating for the rights and wellbeing of their […]

Thanks Mandy Jackson: Union-proud advocate calls time on extended career

The Australian Education Union extends its sincerest gratitude to AEU Executive member and outgoing Branch Councillor Mandy Jackson who recently retired from the Department after 46 years’ service and commitment to education. Starting out as a laboratory technician on the state’s North West at age 17, Mandy became a member of the then Tasmanian Teachers […]

Why Tassie teacher resigned to work in Victoria

Hobart mum and teacher Leahanne Reid wanted to be there for her child’s first day of school this year, but instead she spent the day 800km away navigating a new lifestyle alone interstate. A Claremont College teacher of nine years, Ms Reid’s world flipped upside down when late last year the state’s Education Department delivered […]

Anna Stewart Program

Expressions of interest are being sought for participants in this year’s Anna Stewart Memorial Project (ASMP). The ASMP is a week-long training program aimed at increasing women’s participation in unions. Participants learn about how unions work and get training in a supportive environment on key aspects of union organising with a focus on women’s involvement […]