2019 campaign prioritiesMarch 04, 2019
The campaign priorities outlined here are by no means an exhaustive list nor are they necessarily in any particular order. Rather, these are the major issues, determined by members at Federation's democratic decision-making forums, that we will continue to campaign for in the forthcoming elections, and beyond.
State parties signal breakthrough staffing reformFebruary 26, 2019
The protection and enhancement of a statewide staffing system that distributes qualified, permanent teachers to every public school community across NSW, remains the most responsible use of additional needs-based funding in our public schools.
There’s nothing casual about teachingDecember 09, 2018
Communication with casual teachers, Compliance monitoring and reporting, Additional opportunities for temporary teachers in rural and remote areas and School staffing
Schools bordering drought-affected areas can apply for staffing maintenanceNovember 17, 2018
Communities affected by drought will have staffing levels at their schools maintained, in a significant success for Federation members.
Meal allowance claim formsAugust 15, 2018
Teachers working outside usual hours now have a mechanism for claiming a meal allowance directly from the Department of Education.
Enhanced staffing — not cuts — needed to improve quality and equityJuly 09, 2018
Federation is calling on the State Government and Education Department to improve permanent staffing levels in all settings, in support of a high quality/high equity public school system.
Campaign wins recurrent funding increaseJune 08, 2018
While the Turnbull Government has refused to fund its share of the final two years of the NSW Gonski agreement, the schools funding campaign has been successful in attracting an additional $1.4 billion to NSW public schools since 2014.
Enhanced school staffing entitlementsMarch 29, 2018
Significant improvements to school staffing entitlements will be one of the priority policy objectives of Federation in the lead up to the March 2019 state election.