AEU Tas eReporter News 17th February 2020

Click here to download printable pdf version Contents President’s Wrap Teachers Agreement implementation and working groups Employee Assistance for tough times Introducing Leeanne Clifford, Southern Organiser Ruby Clifford, stepping up as Membership Officer Steve...

Education cuts entrench Tasmanian poverty and bad health

The Australian Education Union today condemned $109 million of cuts to education confirmed in today’s Revised Estimates Report. “Cutting education funding when the health and wellbeing of many Tasmanian children and young people is in decline makes a bad situation...

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...

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...