Our journey so far

Helen Richardson, Tasmanian Branch President 18 months ago, we launched our Quality Education for All campaign, a campaign to have a public education system where educators are respected and valued and where our schools, colleges and TAFE are resourced and supported...

Public Holiday TOIL slashed for Support Staff

Beginning in 2014, your AEU campaigned for and won a 3 year agreement with DoE for Support Staff to receive an additional day of Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) where Easter holidays fell in the first term holiday period. The agreement covered the years 2014, 2015 and 2017...

TAFE member win!

A Tas TAFE member has had a fantastic salary win working with their union. The member had contacted the AEU in the last few months of 2018 with concerns about the salary scale allocated to their position. They believed their salary was not commensurate with their...

Relief Teachers – A Pathway to Permanency

What does the AEU Counter-Claim mean for Relief Teachers? Some relief teachers have expressed concerns about changes proposed by the State Government in their latest Teachers Agreement offer. The government is maintaining a position of reducing the current relief...

VET Specialists Win

Specialist VET Teachers have had a win with a new specialist VET classification scale. This classification scale allows previous competency, industry or delivery experience, qualifications, and DoE work responsibilities to be taken into account when determining the...

RBF Win for AEU member

With the support of their union, the AEU, a member took on the Retirement Benefit Fund (RBF) to claim funds they were entitled to and won. Here’s a letter they wrote about what the support of the AEU meant to them: I went into RBF this morning to sign the paperwork...