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
Three quarters of teachers say that NAPLAN is ineffective as a method of assessing students according to the latest “State of our Schools” survey. The Australian Education Union (AEU) 2020 State of our Schools survey, with more than 12,000 responses from public school...
The Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Education Union has announced former teacher, principal, Attorney-General and Minister for Education and Training Brian Wightman has been selected as State Manager. Brian Wightman brings a lifetime of passion for public education...
A new Australian Education Union (AEU) submission to Federal Government has called for significant and ongoing investment into Australia’s public schools, preschools and TAFE system in October’s Federal Budget, to provide decades of equity, opportunity, security and...
The recommendations from today’s NAPLAN review provide little hope that the proposed new Australian National Standardised Assessment (ANSA) will be any better than the incredibly flawed and damaging NAPLAN system it is proposed to replace. The review of NAPLAN,...
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
Nominations are called for:
Branch President (1)
Branch Deputy President – TAFE Division (1)
Branch Deputy President – DoE Sector (1)
Branch Deputy President – Support Staff Sector (1)
Branch Deputy President – Secondary College Staff Sector (1)
Branch Executive Members (6)
Branch Council Delegates from:
– TAFE Division (5)
– Secondary College Sector (6)
– Indigenous members Delegate (1)
– DoE Sector – Southern Region (15)
– DoE Sector – Northern Region (9)
– DoE Sector – North West Region (6)
– Support Staff Sector – Southern Region (4)
– Support Staff Sector – Northern Region (3)
– Support Staff Sector – North West Region (2)
TAFE Division Vice President (2)
TAFE Division Sub-Branch Secretaries from:
– Hobart (1) – Clarence (1)
– Launceston (1) – Devonport (1)
– Burnie (1) – Drysdale (1)
– Bender Drive (1)
TAFE Division Women’s Officer (1)
TAFE Division LINC Officer (1)
TAFE Division Council Sub-Branch Delegates from:
– Hobart (2) – Clarence (2)
– Launceston (3) – Devonport (1)
– Burnie (1) – Drysdale (2)
– Bender Drive (1)
TAFE Division Community Knowledge Network representative (1)
TAFE Division Support Staff Members representative (1)
Secondary College Sector Vice President (1)
Secondary College Sub-Branch Secretaries from:
– Claremont College (1) – Elizabeth College (1)
– Hellyer College (1) – Hobart College (1)
– Launceston College (1) – Newstead College (1)
– Rosny College (1) – The Don College (1)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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From DoE Industrial Relations: As part of the negotiations for the Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019, a new provision has been included in the Tasmanian State Service Award (TSSA) which provides for paid Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) for school support staff who...