Statewide meetings endorse new awardDecember 10, 2019
Federation members came together at more than 200 venues across the state on 5 December to overwhelmingly endorse the new salaries and conditions Award for the next two years
Release time high on agendaNovember 16, 2019
Federation is pursuing the employment of additional permanent classroom, executive, specialist and non-school based teaching positions
Meetings commence on teacher salariesNovember 15, 2019
Formal negotiations have commenced with the Department of Education around the new schools Award, which determines the salaries and working conditions of all teachers
How many students should be in my class?November 10, 2019
The schools Staffing Agreement 2016–2020, between the Department of Education and Federation, notes: “Class sizes will be planned generally on the following basis and will have regard to the needs of the school"
School Award negotiations and youOctober 01, 2019
Bargaining is about collective power and strength.
Teachers’ voice to drive negotiationsSeptember 23, 2019
The collective voice of school members — who want enhancement of their profession’s status and support for their work — will be taken into upcoming Award and Staffing Agreement negotiations with the Department of Education.
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 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.