Corkscrew: wine reviewsAugust 22, 2019
Prosecco is still on the rise here in Australia, but dark clouds loom for its Aussie producers.
Council Report: 10 August 2019August 22, 2019
Federation holds a proud, firm and long held belief that social justice matters are union business. These beliefs were strongly displayed during the August Council meeting.
Retired Teachers Association newsAugust 22, 2019
Paper PlaneAugust 21, 2019
Report-writing time is not when you want printers to break down, photocopiers to jam or students to breathe too loudly in class. Writing reports puts teachers on edge and makes their tolerance for everyday annoyances extremely low.
Members unite over unjust wages transitionAugust 21, 2019
NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell and her government colleagues from around the state have been hearing from Federation members that teachers want an immediate resolution to the standards-based pay inequalities for teachers in public schools, created by the NSW Government’s public sector wages policy.
Richest schools get cream of government fundingAugust 13, 2019
The gaping divide between Australia’s four biggest-spending schools and the poorest 1800 schools has graphically exposed the Morrison Government’s handouts to rich non-government schools at the expense of the public system, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said.
Government funding can stop TAFE declineAugust 07, 2019
The best way to reverse the fall in enrolments in government-funded vocational education was to restore funding to TAFE and reinstate it as the primary provider of vocational education in Australia, Ms Sharkey said.
Voice, Treaty, Truth of Uluru Statement begins in the classroomJuly 25, 2019
Indigenous lawyer and human rights advocate Teela Reid urged the teaching profession to educate students about the real truth of Australia’s history and to embrace the Uluru Statement from the Heart at Federation’s Annual Conference.