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“Today is World Teachers’ Day and the Independent Education Union of Australia takes this opportunity to congratulate teachers across Australia - both present and past - for the vital contribution they make to the richness of Australian society,” said Lynne Rolley, Federal Secretary of the…
ACTU Media Release - 25 October A new independent report released today has found that Work Choices has disadvantaged thousands of workers and delivered no significant benefits to the economy. The report finds that the adverse impact of Work Choices on working Australians will become…
Education International represents 30 million teachers and other education workers through its 348 affilates in 169 countries. In July 2007, EI held its 5th World Congress in Berlin with over 1600 participants attending. The Australian delegation (IEU, AEU, and NTEU) jointly moved and seconded an…
“We know that good quality early child care and education sets the right foundation for children's further development," said Independent Education Union (IEU) Assistant Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “Today’s announcements by Kevin Rudd and Jenny Macklin in respect of quality standards and support for child…
Labor leader Kevin Rudd outlined a $2.3 billion plan to refund eligible families half the cost of items such as computers, internet connections and textbooks. Families receiving Family Tax Benefit A, with one child in primary school and one in high school, could receive up…
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