Fair Funding Now! national week of action to focus on community campaigningAugust 21, 2018
Market stalls, P&C meetings and face-to-face conversations with parents and community members at the school gate will be the focus of a national week of action in the Fair Funding Now! campaign from 3-9 September.
Your say: Half-baked ideas endanger us allAugust 21, 2018
The article in The Australian, “TAFE’s shortcut courses get a rise from bakers”, on 18 July 2018, stated that TAFE is offering a shortened version of Certificate III in Retail Baking that allows a student to earn the same qualification in 18 weeks as someone who has completed a four-year apprenticeship. What a half-baked idea.
History Lesson: Salaries campaigning: An endurance test requiring all membersAugust 21, 2018
In the early 20th century, growing numbers of teachers began realising that the only path to salary justice was to organise and fight for the right to appear before an independent tribunal, rather than rely on the sympathetic promises of politicians.
Theatre ReviewAugust 21, 2018
Since the Belvoir St Theatre grew out of the ashes of the Nimrod Theatre Company, it has always been an alternative to the mainstream Sydney Theatre Company and has presented many Australian plays and shows that have a social conscience.
Film reviewsAugust 20, 2018
This edition of film reviews includes: The Insult, Jirga, On Chesil Beach and The Heiresses.
Affordable housing for teachersAugust 20, 2018
A residential project planned for Miranda will provide affordable housing for teachers and other key workers in the Sutherland Shire, Federation General Secretary John Dixon told August Council.
Wear It Purple to empowerAugust 20, 2018
Wear It Purple Day is a youth-led day of action held since 2010, founded in response to stories of teenagers who have taken their lives due to the bullying and harassment because of their sexuality and/or gender diversity.
There’s nothing casual about teachingAugust 19, 2018
For those casual teachers who received a Working With Children Check (WWCC) in 2013, the process for renewals began from June 2018.