Why Join the AEU?

AEU Membership Assistance

The Australian Education Union is the major union in education, with over 180,000 members nationally and 6000 members in Tasmania. We will take up with your employer or management any work problems you might experience. We provide prompt answers and advice and effectively pursue matters on your behalf.

Immediate assistance

Members get immediate advice and assistance on anything from agreement entitlements to workers’ compensation.

We help with your questions on health and safety, disciplinary issues and complaints, leave entitlements, contract and casual work, superannuation and retirement, and more.

Representing you at work

  • We take up with your employer or management any problems you might experience at work.
  • We negotiate awards and agreements that benefit all educators.
  • We have key input into the national education debate as part of the AEU federal office.

Legal advice and representation

AEU lawyers can provide free, comprehensive legal support and representation for members in disciplinary and other work-related matters, and free initial legal consultation on any matter.

Member savings

AEU membership entitles you to exclusive savings on health insurance as well as other benefits. Check out more details here…

Professional support

The AEU is a leading provider of training, both industrial and professional. Members have access to a range of training, support and resources.