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13 December 2007 Ms Julia GillardDeputy Prime MinisterMinister for Employment and Workplace RelationsMinister for EducationPO Box 6022House of RepresentativesParliament HouseCANBERRA ACT 2600 Dear Ms Gillard The IEUA welcomes your comments reported in the press on Thursday 13 December in relation to AWAs and employment in…
“The Independent Education Union of Australia welcomes the comments made by Treasury Secretary Ken Henry in relation to Aboriginal education and the need for special status in indigenous policy making” said IEUA Assistant Secretary Chris Watt. “The fact that Australia’s Aboriginal peoples remain at the…
"Australia’s above OECD average achievements in each of scientific, reading and mathematical literacy are an indication of the commitment and dedication of this nation’s teachers and school staff" said Independent Education Union of Australia Assistant Federal Secretary Chris Watt. "In spite of poor government policy…
The Australian public has totally rejected ‘WorkChoices’ and the Liberal and National parties’ attack on unions and workers’ rights, says ACTU President Sharan Burrow. She says the historic election result confirms that Australian people believe in a fair go for all and that all workers…
“The announcement by Prime Minister Howard in relation to tax rebates for school fees further exacerbates the failing arrangements for school funding that this federal government has presided over” said Independent Education Union of Australia Assistant Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “This wealth of money that…
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