The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) with a current membership of over 75,000, is the federally registered industry union representing all employees working in non-government schools and institutions across Australia. Included in its membership are principals, teachers and various categories of clerical, administrative, educational support staff and school services officers employed in primary and secondary schools; and teachers working in some private pre-school settings, Life Education Centres, business colleges and private English Language colleges. Employees wishing to join the IEU should contact their State/Territory Branch. Click on the link above to access the relevant branch.
We need courageous leadership from Federal Parliamentarians on behalf of students with disabilities and their school communities.
After collecting members’ stories and identifying problems for parents in the workplace, the Women’s and Equity Committee have produced a an informative Flexible Work Arrangements Guide. Available here.
In its submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Learning, the IEU has condemned many of the draft Report recommendations for failing to support the development of quality early childhood education. Read our submission here.