AEU Tasmania

We are 6,000 principals, teachers and support staff who work in public schools, colleges and TAFE. We come together as the AEU Tasmania to fight for quality public education – because every child is worth it.

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Recent Media Releases

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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War on TAFE will slow Tasmania’s economic recovery

Statement from AEU Tasmanian Branch TAFE President Simon Bailey on today’s TasTAFE Government announcement: TODAY’s misguided attack on TasTAFE by the Tasmanian Liberal party is a slap in the face to teachers and regional communities. Education Minister Jeremy...

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Recent News

TAFE privatisation not the answer

One could excuse Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff for allowing an opinion piece (The Mercury 19/3/2021) to be published in his name that demonstrates how little the Liberal Government understands about TasTAFE and the teachers it employs. However, Premier Peter...

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AEU support prompts school workplace improvement

STAFF at a Tasmanian public school are celebrating after AEU assistance saw teachers granted rightful break entitlements. The Union this week responded to issues raised at a Tasmanian school by staff who were not receiving their full 30-minute lunch break. After...

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Hard-working Tasmanian teachers starved of acknowledgement

TASMANIAN teachers and school staff are less than impressed with a government determined to spin figures and claim credit for student retention rates. Not only are the selective figures used by the government misleading, claiming credit overlooks our hardworking...

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