Federation celebrates marriage equality vote, and will watch legislation closelyDecember 04, 2017
Teachers across NSW welcomed the news of a 61.6% YES vote in the marriage equality survey, confirming the long-held majority opinion that Australians support marriage equality.
Federation condemns Turnbull Government’s failure on Marriage EqualityAugust 11, 2017
The NSW Teachers Federation condemns Prime Minister Turnbull and his government for their approach to marriage equality. Attending the AEU Federal Executive meeting this week, NSW Teachers Federation President Maurie Mulheron discussed his concerns about the waste of money and resources, as well as the toxic debate that would ensue, as a result of the postal vote.
Pride March Against Trump and Turnbull: Global Day of ActionJune 08, 2017
Confronting threats to LGBTIQ equality in Australia and the United States, Federation will join a march in Sydney on 11 June in common cause with marches being held across the United States, and all are welcome to join.
IDAHOT marks turning pointMay 17, 2017
Today is IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) or IDAHOBIT International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia), an internationally recognised day of action to give visibility to the experiences of LGBTIQ people around the world. The day marks the date that the World Health Organisation decided to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1990 and as such is an appropriate day to take action against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.