Federation prepares for Mardi GrasDecember 18, 2018
Federation members came together for the first of several Mardi Gras workshops to create the outfits to be worn by members participating in the parade on Saturday 2 March 2019.
Response to the release of the Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2018-2022December 18, 2018
On Monday 3 December 2018, ‘International Day of People with a Disability’, the Department of Education Secretary, Mark Scott emailed teachers to announce the release of the Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2018-2022.
First inclusion and diversity survey launchedDecember 14, 2018
Federation encourages members to complete the first ever Survey for Teaching Personnel on Inclusion and Diversity, which is being jointly coordinated by Education International (EI) Asia-Pacific Region and UNESCO Bangkok for members of EI-affiliated unions in the Asia-Pacific.
Intersex Day of SolidarityNovember 19, 2018
Intersex Day of Solidarity, also known as Intersex Day of Remembrance, took place on 8 November. The day marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a French intersex person whose memoirs were later published by the philosopher Michel Foucault, along with contemporary texts and a later fictionalised account.
Australia: silver medallists when it comes to creating disadvantageNovember 15, 2018
The recent media commentary about private schools and discrimination may have opened up an important debate that, as a nation, is long overdue. And it will need to be much broader than the personal rights of LGBTIQ students and teachers, important though they are.
World AIDS Day 2018November 11, 2018
Saturday, 1 December, marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, with the theme, “Know Your Status”. More than 120 countries around the world hold events to raise awareness of preventative measures, testing and treatments and also to remember those who have lost their lives to, and support those who are living with, the HIV/AIDS virus.
Join the night of a thousand dinnersNovember 08, 2018
Over the weekend of 17 November, The Pinnacle Foundation is asking people around Australia to host a dinner event and to invite their friends and family.
Transgender Day of RemembranceNovember 07, 2018
Transgender Day of Remembrance is marked on 20 November each year to reflect on the challenges and cruelties faced by the transgender community.