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IEUA members are concerned about the potential divisiveness that the debate on Marriage Equality could cause in schools and in particular the hurt and harm that could be caused to their students. In partiuclar, IEUA members are concerned that schools could provide fertile grounds for…
The Independent Education Union of Australia, representing over 75,000 members in non-government education, calls upon all federal political parties to commit to the essential matters ahead of the next federal election.  Responses are currently being received from the various political parties.        
The implementation of the TPP will fundamentally limit the capacity of Australian governments to protect and preserve the quality of education in Australia. The IEU has joined with other national education unions, AEU and NTEU, and education unions internationally to condemn the Trans-Pacific Partnership.  
Today’s announcement of additional funding for all schools by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) should it be elected this year has been welcomed by the Independent Education Union (IEU).  IEU Federal Secretary Chris Watt said Labor’s commitment to provide an extra $4.5 billion to all…
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…