The following bans and limitations have been authorised consistent with the rules of the Union and apply to all AEU members employed under the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award, the TasTAFE Teaching Award and Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award and the State Service Award.

  • From Monday 15 October 2018 until withdrawn:
  • Members will wear and display ‘Tasmanians need a pay rise’ campaign colours, logos and badges including on their official uniform.
  • Members will wear and display Quality Education’ campaign colours, logos and badges including on their official uniform.
  • Members will promote the ‘Tasmanians need a pay rise’ and ‘Quality Education’ campaign in their workplace with colleagues, parents and the public through conversations and through the provision of campaign flyers and information.

On Wednesday 24 October 2018:

Stop Work Meetings

  • Members will cease work to attend a series of stop work meetings that will be scheduled around the state.
  • Members whose workplace is within a 30 minute radius of Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Queenstown, St Marys, Tasman Peninsula, or Huonville will stop work for a period that will allow them to travel to, from and attend a 30 minute stop work meeting.
  • Members in other locations will stop work at a time that will allow them to attend a local stop work meeting where such a meeting is organised, or for a period of 1 hour where a local stop work meeting is not organised.

On Monday 29 October until withdrawn:

  • No entering of daily student attendance data for primary students in EduPoint.
  • Term 4 student reports should only include ‘A to E’ ratings and not to include comments. Further, teachers should not undertake any administrative tasks associated with the development of reports
  • Non-teaching staff who do not usually undertake administrative tasks associated with reports should not undertake these tasks.
  • 2018 annual reviews and accountability and acquittal processes are not to be submitted to the DoE.
  • No responding to employer email emails outside of paid work time.
  • Members are to insert the Quality Education and Tasmanians Need A Pay Rise campaign logos on work email signature blocks.
  • Leave work every Thursday immediately your normal scheduled work day ends.
  • Every Friday wear campaign colours and badges in the workplace.
  • TAFE teachers are not to visit employers of apprentices as required by TTAC Policy.
  • TAFE teachers are to write reports for apprentices as required by TTAC Policy but are not to deliver them to the employer.
  • TAFE teachers are to work to rule – no overtime, no teaching above mandated weekly teaching load.
  • All TAFE members are required to hand back work issued mobile phones.

On Friday 9 November 2018 until withdrawn:

  • Members employed at eSchool to not provide written comments on Student Learning plans in Term 4 2018.
  • Members are directed to attend a Stop Work meeting in their local regional cluster. For northern members, this will be at 9.00am on Tuesday 27 November 2018.  For southern members, this will be at 9.00am Wednesday 28 November 2018.  All members are to be at their workplace to commence duties at 10.30am
  • Principals are to only provide the DoE with information on whether their school/workplace can discharge its duty of care and supervise students on their site on November 27thor 28th .  Executive also directs principals not to provide information to the DoE about who attends stop work meetings on November 27th or 28th.  Further, Executive directs Principals not to delegate this duty to any other staff in their workplace.

The following bans are in place for TAFE members

  • No responding to employer email emails outside of paid work time.
  • Members are to insert the Quality Education and Tasmanians Need A Pay Rise campaign logos on work email signature blocks.
  • Leave work every Thursday immediately your normal scheduled work day ends.
  • Every Friday wear campaign colours and badges in the workplace.
  • TAFE teachers are not to visit employers of apprentices as required by TTAC Policy.
  • TAFE teachers are to write reports for apprentices as required by TTAC Policy but are not to deliver them to the employer.
  • TAFE teachers are to work to rule – no overtime, no teaching above mandated weekly teaching load.
  • All TAFE members are required to hand back work issued mobile phones.