AEU Media Releases

AEU ad launch to stop Liberals ducking TAFE privatisation policy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bMBgNC2aN8 The Australian Education Union has today launched a ‘quacker’ of a TV ad to stop the Liberal Party ducking the reality of their TAFE privatisation policy. “It’s time the Liberal Party came clean with Tasmanian voters – their...

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TAFE numbers drop as privatisation plan draws backlash

TASTAFE enrolments have fallen by more than 11,000 since the Liberal Party was elected in 2014. The latest TasTAFE annual report shows 21,189 students were enrolled at the public education institution in 2019, down from 32,711 in 2013 – one year before the Liberal...

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Liberal Party TAFE promises broken on delivery  

PREMIER Peter Gutwein is desperately trying to mislead Tasmanians with TAFE promises his own privatisation plan will prevent him from keeping. Under the Liberal Party’s TAFE privatisation policy, the State Government would be unable to employ one new teacher, let...

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TasTAFE teachers deserve apology from the Premier

  TasTAFE educator Fiona Thollar is stressed, scared and fears the State Government’s plan to privatise TAFE could jeopardise her job. “I’m part of a team of about 19 health workers and we are all tired and scared about what the future holds,” the aged care...

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Education Union launches campaign to stop TAFE privatisation

The Australian Education Union has launched a campaign to support TasTAFE and stop the privatisation of TAFE proposed by the Tasmanian Liberal Government. “Tasmania's public TAFE delivers high quality training and education with the highest student satisfaction rates...

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