Symposium plans joint efforts to improve opportunities of students with disabilityNovember 20, 2018
Plans are afoot to establish an alliance of Federation, professional and community groups to advocate for improved educational opportunities for students with disabilities, a result of Federation’s Equity Matters Disability Symposium at the weekend.
Federation to host disability forum this SaturdayNovember 15, 2018
The Equity Matters Disability Symposium will be hosted in Federation’s auditorium on Saturday, 17 November, from 10am to 1.30 pm, to be followed by delegates’ workshops from 2pm to 4pm.
Your union: 60,000 strong and growingDecember 31, 2017
A consistent focus on the recruitment of new members has resulted in significant membership growth in 2017.
Federation joins call for rigorous review of Leading Learning 4 All resourceOctober 18, 2017
Prominent disability advocates, academics and organisations have penned an open letter to federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham regarding significant concerns about the Leading Learning 4 All (LL4All) resource, funded by the Commonwealth government and launched early this year.
Equal Pay Day 2017 – 4 September, 2017September 04, 2017
This year, Equal Pay Day is Monday, 4 September. Equal Pay Day is calculated to mark the additional time from the end of the financial year that women must work to earn the same as men.
Action not just words needed for Indigenous studentsFebruary 14, 2017
The Prime Minister's sentiments that Indigenous children should be given every opportunity to get the most out of their education are admirable but need to be accompanied by action, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today. "He needs to support full implementation of the Gonski model at the COAG meeting in April," Mr Mulheron said.