Quality Education for All
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
While we welcome the Tasmanian Government’s recognition of some of the concerns of teachers, more is needed urgently – with student free days starting on Monday, 30 March 2020, and to continue for the remainder of Term 1.
Last night’s statement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison has caused major confusion for principals, teachers, education support staff and parents.
Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan will meet with the leadership of the Australian Education Union (AEU) on Tuesday 24th March 2020. The meeting is agreed following the concerns expressed by the AEU in a letter to the Prime Minister on Thursday 19th March, 2020....
The Tasmanian Government must urgently provide additional support and clear advice to schools trying to implement a range of social distancing and hygiene measures, some of which are impossible in a school setting, the AEU said today.
AEU Fact Sheets
AEU factsheets are designed to provide a quick and easy guide to commonly asked questions about issues affecting you and your employment. Check out our website for factsheets relevant to your sector.
AEU Election Notice
Insufficient Nominations Election
Nominations are called for:
Tasmanian Branch – General Division
– Federal Conference Delegates representing the General Division (1)
– Yalukit Yulendj (National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee) (General Division) Member (1)
Declaration of Election Results
Congratulations to the following successful candidates for AEU Tasmania Branch officer positions:
AEU Branch Deputy President – DoE Sector
DoE Sector Council Delegate from North Western Region
TAFE Division Branch Council Delegate
Support Staff Sector Council Delegates from Southern Region
Support Staff Sector Council Delegates from North Western Region
Click the following links for full results:
- Casual Vacancy Election – AEU Branch Deputy President – DOE Sector
Casual Vacancy Election – Various offices
Free Legal Advice for AEU Members
We have formed a partnership with leading Tasmanian law firm, Ogilvie Jennings, to offer AEU members limited free legal advice in the form of an initial appointment on work or non-work related matters.
To make an appointment call the AEU on 1800 001 313 or email us on the form below. This offer of free legal advice is in addition to the high-level advice and support that the AEU continues to provide members on work-related issues.
If you’re an AEU member you can enjoy savings on everything from getting married to buying a house. Then there are benefits of being part of Tasmania’s largest education union that we don’t think you can put a price on. These include a sense of belonging, camaraderie, protection and the opportunity to work together to make a positive difference for public education and TAFE. Which ever way you look at it – it pays to belong!
Member Support Centre
The AEU offers a range of services and support for its members through its network of Industrial Officers, workplace Representatives (Reps), Organisers and the AEU Membership Team.
If you’re having an issue at work, your first port of call should be to your Workplace Rep. If they are unable to help you, they will refer you to our central office where the Internal Organiser will assess your query, provide advice or refer you to an appropriate officer.
Hours: 8.30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
P: 03 6234 9500
Toll free: 1800 001 313
Our Membership team can help you with questions about your AEU membership such as subscription renewals.
It’s also important that you keep us up to date about your personal and professional information such as contact details and hours of work.
Contact the membership team om 1800 001 313 or email email@example.com
Tasmanian educators - give yourself a few minutes to participate in this important wellbeing activity. This is week 1 of a wellbeing initiative from AEU Tasmania Branch. https://youtu.be/TqDpYyfeYOE Download and complete the Wellbeing Fitness Challenge activity...
Resources and further informationThe global pandemic COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus presents a range of personal and professional challenges for educators. AEU members and parents are looking for clear and accurate information, which we hope to...
Education Ministers met today and decided that NAPLAN will not proceed in 2020. Click here to read the full communique from the Education Council. To commemorate this occasion we put together a collection of our favourite NAPLAN memes.
Tassie’s public education success happens because of staff and despite limited government resourcing
Tasmania’s public schools and colleges continue to perform very well despite a lack of support and funding from our state and federal governments. The latest Productivity Commission report on Government Services 2020 (2018) clearly gives a huge tick to our public high...