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Thursday 19 March 2015 is National Closing the Gap Day, a day where all Australians can come together to campaign for better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Australians. The campaign was deemed necessary as Australia has one of the world’s worse life expectancy gaps…
  International Women's Day provides women, often divided by national boundaries and cultural, economic and political differences, with an opportunity to come together to celebrate. However, more importantly, it is also a day which challenges Australians to consider the current realities for Australian women and…
Independent Education Union members across Australia have been let down by the long awaited release of the Productivity Commission’s Report into Childcare and Early Learning” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary Independent Education Union of Australia. The Report represents the largest review into Early Childhood Education…
The IEU welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Regulation Impact Statement for the Proposed Options for Changes to the National Quality Framework (2014).  The National Quality Framework represents a significant first step towards ensuring the provision of nationally consistent high quality early childhood education…
The results of the 2014 Principal Health & Wellbeing Survey reinforce the arguments that the IEU has been making on behalf of Principals for many years; More Support is Needed. Federal Secretary Chris Watt said that School Principals are facing significantly greater intensification of work,…
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