Meeting sought over significant underpayment issuesMay 31, 2019
The Department has agreed to meet with Federation over significant issues relating to the underpayment of a “large numbers of teachers”, after the union has been inundated with complaints.
Thousands of students to resit NAPLAN over online glitchesMay 23, 2019
This year’s botched round of NAPLAN testing proved the examination “really is a dud”, Federation President Maurie Mulheron has declared.
Off to Harvard: Public School principals win awardsMay 20, 2019
Congratulations to three public school principal’s granted scholarships at the Public Education Foundation’s Proudly Public Awards ceremony on 15 May held at Sydney Town Hall.
Public schools need $14 billion cut restored to close resource gapMay 13, 2019
When independent and Catholic schools are receiving more funding than public schools you know how unfair the system has become, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.
Billboards drive the message home for votersMay 07, 2019
Mobile billboards are cruising through several electorates in the lead-up to the federal election, to highlight to voters what is at stake for the nation’s children at the May 18 poll.
Today’s kids can’t wait any longer for schools funding cuts to be restoredMay 06, 2019
“Every year in a child’s education counts — you can’t say we can wait another three years to do something for these kids; you can’t say that,” federal Labor’s shadow education minister Tanya Plibersek said in an address to Federation’s May Council meeting.
Significant lump sum hits bank accounts of rural and remote teachersMay 06, 2019
During the holidays members of rural and remote schools received their first payments under the new Rural and Remote Incentive packages, negotiated by the union.
Unions rally on May Day ahead of Sunday’s Family Fun DayMay 01, 2019
To chants of “union, power”, more than 20,000 union members gathered at Sydney’s Belmore Park, near Central station, to march to Hyde Park marking May Day for International Workers Day.