Rural and Remote
Support for schools in bushfire crisisNovember 11, 2019
Schools, TAFE workplaces and local communities in several NSW regions are being significantly affected by bushfires.
Federation saves jobsNovember 10, 2019
Federation Representative at Broken Hill High School Jason Bradley has witnessed first hand the benefits of the staffing moratorium negotiated by Federation
Forced transfer on hold for dry areasNovember 09, 2019
Negotiations with the Department in August last year resulted in an agreement to suspend forced teacher transfers in parts of the state affected by drought to support schools and the community
Country comes firstNovember 08, 2019
Mismanagment ... corporate greed and capitalism in this country has killed our rivers
Systemic change is vital to overcome rural divideSeptember 30, 2019
Federation has stepped up the campaign to address the growing divide between the learning outcomes and opportunities of rural and remote students and their metropolitan counterparts, calling on the Department to adopt structural solutions to overcome intersecting educational disadvantage.
Statewide solution to inequity involves raising the school staffing entitlementAugust 28, 2019
System failures are denying the necessary resources and staffing that schools need to realise the potential of rural students, says Federation Acting Deputy President Henry Rajendra.
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.
Teacher housing: battle of the bushApril 08, 2019
Accommodation has consistently been a problem for teachers in rural areas.
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