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Closing the Gap 2020

2020-03-18T08:54:10+10:00

The IEUA believes that it remains a national disgrace that infant mortality rates, life expectancy and key education outcomes for First Nations’ people remain at unacceptable levels. 19th March 2020 is Closing the Gap Day. On this day, IEU members call for action on improving the health, education and employment outcomes for First Nations’ People. 12th Report to Parliament On 12th February 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered the 12th Closing the Gap Report to Parliament. Almost every year, a Prime Minister delivers a report and states that the country needs to move on from a deficit approach. Each year the [...]

Closing the Gap 20202020-03-18T08:54:10+10:00

IEU Speaks on Campaigning for a Better Workplace

2020-03-10T12:32:33+10:00

CAMPAIGNING FOR A SAFER WORKPLACES On International Women’s Day, IEU members call out Workplace Gendered Violence What is Workplace Gendered Violence? Workplace gendered violence is any behaviour, action, system or structure in a workplace that causes physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm to a worker because of their sex, gender, sexual orientation or because they do not adhere to dominant gender stereotypes or socially prescribed gender roles. Gendered violence includes: Violence experienced by women because they are women; Violence experienced by a person who identifies as LGBTIQ; Violence experienced by a person because they don’t conform to socially prescribed gender roles [...]

IEU Speaks on Campaigning for a Better Workplace2020-03-10T12:32:33+10:00

International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress

2019-04-23T10:31:30+10:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 8 MARCH 2018#PRESSFORPROGRESS”The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all – women and men – who care about human rights,” Gloria Steinem world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist. International Women’s Day is a day to challenge all Australian women and men to consider the legacy that will be passed onto future generations of women. This year, the United Nations is asking the global community to #PressForProgress and be tenacious in accelerating gender equality and empowerment. The System Is Failing WomenThere is [...]

International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress2019-04-23T10:31:30+10:00

Action Needed: Children Out of Detention

2015-12-01T03:48:30+10:00

On 23 November 2015, the Senate passed four key amendments to the Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill 2015 in order to ensure the release all children from detention within 30 days.   However, these crucial amendments must be passed by the House of Representatives in order to become legislation and before children gain their freedom from onshore detention.  It is time to put pressure on the Prime Minister and local MPs to stand up for children in detention. […]

Action Needed: Children Out of Detention2015-12-01T03:48:30+10:00

Governance

2015-12-01T02:05:53+10:00

Respectful Workplace Policy Privacy Policy Purchasing policy Expense Guidelines Audit Plan Policy Budgetting Policy Chart of Accounts Policy    

Governance2015-12-01T02:05:53+10:00

White Ribbon Day 2015

2015-11-26T00:19:19+10:00

Domestic violence is a widespread problem across Australia. It occurs in all parts of society, regardless of geographic location, socio-economic status, age, cultural and ethnic background or religious belief. Every week in Australia, one woman is killed by her current or former partner, often after a history of domestic violence. […]

White Ribbon Day 20152015-11-26T00:19:19+10:00

International Day of the Girl Child

2015-10-12T01:11:25+10:00

11 October 2015 is International Day of the Girl Child; a day where the world considers the particular challenges faced by girls around the world. This year, the international community is assessing the progress made under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) since their implementation in 2000 and making determinations for the Sustainable Development Goals for the next 15 years. Girls born at the turn of the new millennium have now achieved adolescence. But, what has the world achieved for them? IEU Speaks on International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child2015-10-12T01:11:25+10:00

IEU Members Fight To Protect Quality Education

2015-05-14T00:14:50+10:00

The IEU has lobbied the Australian Government to reject the inclusion of educational services into the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) In recent correspondence sent to Hon Andrew Robb MP, Minister for Trade and Investment, the IEU has outlined the threat that exists to Australian schools from the TISA given that the broad scope of the Agreement means education services could be impacted directly or indirectly “Australia has a strong and vibrant educational system where state education systems and publicly funded faith based and independent schools work as partners to deliver quality education to students.” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary.             “Central [...]

IEU Members Fight To Protect Quality Education2015-05-14T00:14:50+10:00

IEU Members Fight To Protect Quality Education

2015-05-14T00:14:50+10:00

The IEU has lobbied the Australian Government to reject the inclusion of educational services into the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) In recent correspondence sent to Hon Andrew Robb MP, Minister for Trade and Investment, the IEU has outlined the threat that exists to Australian schools from the TISA given that the broad scope of the Agreement means education services could be impacted directly or indirectly “Australia has a strong and vibrant educational system where state education systems and publicly funded faith based and independent schools work as partners to deliver quality education to students.” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary.             “Central [...]

IEU Members Fight To Protect Quality Education2015-05-14T00:14:50+10:00

Closing the Gap Day. Australia Needs to Do More

2015-03-17T04:17:43+10:00

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 between Indigenous and Non Indigenous peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can expect to live 10-17 years less than non-Indigenous Australians.   […]

Closing the Gap Day. Australia Needs to Do More2015-03-17T04:17:43+10:00