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.
New report shows 85% of private schools getting more public funding than public schoolsNovember 22, 2018
A new report revealing that 85 percent of private schools around Australia in 2016 received more public funding funding than public schools is yet more evidence of the deep inequalities in school funding in Australia.
Nine in ten public school teachers use own money for student supplies: surveyOctober 26, 2018
More than nine in ten public school teachers use their own money to purchase supplies for their school or students, according to the latest ‘State of our Schools’ online survey.
New polling shows private school funding deal could sink Morrison governmentOctober 05, 2018
More than seven in ten undecided voters in specific marginal electorates across Australia disapprove of the Morrison government’s $4.6 billion special funding deal for private schools, according to new polling.
New FOI data reveals PM’s school funding hypocrisySeptember 26, 2018
New school funding data has revealed that Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive at least $10,000 less per student in government funding than equivalent Catholic schools.
Guns don't belong in schoolsMarch 06, 2018
Gun violence in schools was raised at the Australian Education Union's annual federal conference, held recently in Melbourne.
Government figures confirm cuts to NSW public schoolsFebruary 01, 2018
The NSW Teachers Federation joins the Australian Education Union’s call for school funding to be allocated to address educational inequality. The renewed call comes in response to Productivity Commission data released today that shows government funding for private schools growing at a 60 per cent higher rate than funding for public schools.