Your workplace contactsJune 14, 2018
For the first year in some time, James Cook High has a Workplace Committee and it’s an achievement the school’s Federation Representative Thomas O’Connor is most proud of.
Organising for interventionJune 14, 2018
The narrative around teaching Aboriginal children with a disability has to change if outcomes such as those highlighted by the Close the Gap report are to improve, a workshop at Aboriginal Members Conference was told.
There's nothing casual about teachingJune 14, 2018
Long service leave (LSL) is available to casual teachers as a payout when the casual teacher ceases employment with the Department and in some circumstances it may also be taken as leave.
TAFE voice tuned for election campaignsJune 13, 2018
Plans for campaigning on TAFE issues during the upcoming state and federal elections were developed at a recent strategy meeting involving Federation officers in the Post Schools unit.
Association Spotlight: Inner CityJune 13, 2018
This edition of Association Spotlight focuses on the Inner City Teachers Association.
Teachers commit to informing voters on school funding cutsJune 13, 2018
The Fair Funding Now! campaign has been launched in seven locations across four federal electorates in the state, attracting hundreds of teachers ready to drive the campaign forward into the next federal election.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsJune 12, 2018
I find it both exciting and complimentary to have been invited to judge at this year’s Citadelles Du Vin. The event, held in Bordeaux, is my third year there and was by all accounts the best, mainly because Australia was this year’s invited guest of honour.
Book ReviewsJune 12, 2018
This edition of book reviews contains Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann, Talking to My Daughter About the Economy by Yanis Varoufakis and No Shortcuts, Organising for Power in the New Gilded Age by Jane F. McAlevey