Violence against teachers demands budget response

Teachers have been facing unacceptably high levels of violence for years and deserve an urgent budget response from the government to deliver more professional support staff, according to their union, the AEU. “The Australian Education Union has been demanding more...

Morrison Government’s ‘Groundhog Day’ education reform agenda

The Morrison Government’s education reform agenda resembles Groundhog Day, where education is stuck in a time loop of bad policy, no consultation and an underfunded school system. The COAG Education Council today released a communique committing to national reform...

AEU first Tasmanian union to declare climate emergency

The Australian Education Union’s Tasmanian Branch has declared a climate emergency and called for urgent action from state and federal governments to protect their students’ future. The AEU’s declaration is the first from a Tasmanian union, but joins Hobart,...

Teachers vote-up student wins in new Agreement

A new Teachers Agreement has been endorsed by an overwhelming majority, 95%, of AEU members in a binding ballot and will be registered with the Tasmanian Industrial Commission as soon as possible. “This is a great outcome for teachers and students as central to the...

AEU Tas eReporter News 22nd October 2019

Click here to download printable pdf version Contents President’s Wrap First Aid Allowance Increase Toileting Allowance Increase Support Staff update – your feedback on government position AEU Win on Lab Techs formula! Big back pay win for Paul at TasTAFE Darren Scott...

Nation leading workload wins in new Teachers Agreement

The AEU’s member leaders have endorsed a new Teachers Agreement that would deliver significant relief to educator workloads and provide ground-breaking career pathways for Teacher Assistants. Branch Council has endorsed a new two-year Teachers Agreement and recommends...