ESP Member PSUWA Update

ESP members endorsed the Offer won through action in union in December 2022. Following this, the Public Sector Union Wages Agreement (PSUWA 2022) Agreement was registered at the Tasmanian Industrial Commission (TIC) on Friday 23 December 2022.  Pay rises, back pay and one-off payments were processed for our ESP members. However, some of our ESP members […]

TasTAFE Fair Work ruling update

The Australian Education Union has expressed concern over TasTAFE’s appeal of the Fair Work Commission’s ruling on consolidation orders. On March 30 the Fair Work Commission held a hearing to consider TasTAFE’s request to delay the implementation of consolidation orders, after the commission previously ruled new TasTAFE employees would be employed on the same working […]

Addressing cyber breach – what we know

Earlier this month the Rockliff Government was the target of a significant cyber breach where the personal information of thousands of Tasmanians was exposed. The breach affected several government departments, including DYCEP. The attackers gained access to sensitive data and information of some DYCEP staff, including names and date of births. At the announcement of […]

Teachers EBA update

In light of the recently endorsed Tasmanian Teachers Offer, both the Australian Education Union and the Department of Education, Children and Young People are working together to ensure a new Teachers Agreement and updates to the Teachers Award are implemented effectively and efficiently. Although the finer details are still being ironed out, both parties have […]

Investment in TAFE an investment in economy

The Australian Education Union has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment of $4.1 billion in the critical skills education Australia will require for our future economic prosperity and success. “TAFE plays a unique and valuable role in our nation,” said AEU Federal President Correna Haythorpe. “Investment in TAFE is ultimately an investment in our economy and […]