Women in Education
Domestic violence leave days increasedMarch 04, 2019
After years of campaigning by Federation and other unions, teachers can now access up to 10 days of domestic violence leave each year without being required to exhaust other forms of leave first.
Breastfeeding at work study: Can you help?March 03, 2019
Research to improve support for mothers who return to work and continue breastfeeding is seeking volunteers from the teaching profession.
Women in EducationFebruary 27, 2019
Australian Human Rights Commission National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
More opportunities for women to participate in Anna Stewart ProgramFebruary 22, 2019
There are exciting changes to the Anna Stewart Memorial Program in 2019, including the introduction of a three-day training course for up to 20 participants designed for Association Women’s Contacts.
Book ReviewsDecember 17, 2018
Bad Girls Throughout History, Fight Like a Girl and Yassmin’s Story
Union seeks member input for submission to national inquiryDecember 08, 2018
Sexual harassment and gendered violence is under-reported, especially in schools. Everyone should be able to go to work in a safe environment, free of harassment and violence, and to achieve this we need to expose what is happening in workplaces so our lawmakers get the full picture.
Book ReviewsNovember 20, 2018
At the End of Holyrood Lane, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Women and Power: A Manifesto, Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace: The Essential Guide for Employers
NSW public sector gets paid DV leaveNovember 19, 2018
Federation has welcomed the announcement by the NSW Government that it will introduce 10 days of paid domestic and family violence leave per year for NSW public sector employees, including teachers.