Norfolk Island members want a stop of the rotOctober 22, 2021
Teachers at Norfolk Island Central School have initiated a series of rolling strikes over the coming weeks as “disgust” at a lack of commitment by state and federal governments could leave 300 students without education services.
Support mounts to maintain registered nurse for vulnerable studentsOctober 22, 2021
The Department of Education’s plan to abolish a registered nurse position at Sir Eric Woodward SSP has been met with joint opposition from Federation members and parents.
Category: Schools Special Education
All workers should have access to paid family and domestic violence leaveOctober 20, 2021
Paid family and domestic violence leave can give a person the time, support and job security they need to escape and recover from an abusive relationship. While one in three employers now offer this leave (including State and Territory Governments) too many employees are still missing out.
Category: Women in Education
Support available for Federation members affected by tornadoOctober 18, 2021
Last week’s violent storms saw Armidale residents trapped in their homes, their vehicles overturned and roofs torn from buildings as a tornado wrought devastating damage on the city.
Make the workplace more menopause-friendlyOctober 18, 2021
World Menopause Day is held every year on 18 October to raise awareness about menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
Category: Women in Education
Failing on climate fails Australian studentsOctober 15, 2021
Australia’s education unions have thrown their support behind the School Strike for Climate movement, as students and supporters prepare for a national protest in advance of the Glasgow COP26 climate summit.
Category: Peace and Environment
State in “race” to find teachers to meet enrolment crunchOctober 12, 2021
The forecast leap in student enrolments in the next 15 years has put NSW in “a race” to guarantee the education of a whole generation of children in west and south-western Sydney, new research for Federation has found.
Category: Schools Staffing
Early return disrespects teachersOctober 07, 2021
This morning’s announcement by Premier Dominic Perrottet shows once again this Government’s complete disrespect for the teaching profession and the work that they do.
Parents back teachers’ wages and work claimOctober 06, 2021
A significant majority of NSW people believe teachers deserve a pay rise and more time to prepare lessons, a new poll has found.
ACTU launches campaign to restore job stability for allSeptember 29, 2021
Food, accommodation and other bills are major concerns for casuals, labour hire and contract workers.
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