Peace and Environment
Support the student climate change movement on September 20August 22, 2019
Members are encouraged to attend a workplace meeting on 20 September — the day of the student-led Global Climate Strike — to consider a motion on climate change that will be sent to state and federal politicians.
Peace competition provides chance for students to be creative and winAugust 12, 2019
Time is running out for students to complete entries for the Sam Lewis Peace Awards.
Sam Lewis Peace Prize goes to Mt Colah studentDecember 10, 2018
The Sam Lewis Peace Prize competition has been decided for 2018 after receiving more than 150 entries from a wide range of students from Kindergarten to TAFE.
Sam Lewis Peace Prize winnersMarch 26, 2018
Year 1 students at Canley Vale Public School have won Federation’s Sam Lewis Peace and Environment Award with their short film called the “Kindness Project”.
Federation switches on to solar energyFebruary 13, 2018
An array made up of 158 solar panels has been installed on the roof of Teachers Federation House in Surry Hills, generating 85 kilowatt hours of energy and saving more than $30,000 in electricity bills per year.
CFMEU calls national day of action on Tuesday 20 JuneJune 15, 2017
The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is staging a National Day of Action in Sydney on Tuesday 20 June and Federation officers will attend the Sydney rally to show union support for the campaign. ‘Enough is Enough: Stop the Attack on Workers’ rallies will be held at 11am at:
Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees 2017April 04, 2017
For many people facing violence and oppression in their home countries, fleeing to another country in search of refuge is their only hope for keeping themselves and their families alive.
International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationMarch 21, 2017
Today on this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Federation members are reminded of their responsibility as educators to organise, act and educate against racism in all its forms. Federation’s Anti – Racism Policy applies to all Federation members and employees and through its decisions and policies, will heed the voices of its members and students who are subjected to racial abuse, discrimination or vilification.
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