JOINT MEDIA RELEASE IEUA, AEU and UWU call upon the Federal Government to prioritise access to vaccination for teachers, educators and support staff in schools and early learning centres to keep these frontline essential workers and those they educate safe. Teachers, Educators and Education Support Staff struggling to get access to vaccination has left schools and early learning centres unsafe, and society without a clear path out of the Covid-19 mess The unions called for the Minister, Greg Hunt, to prioritise access to vaccination for teachers, educators and support staff in schools and early learning centres to keep these frontline essential [...]
On 21 May, students will strike from school to call on the Federal Government to #FundOurFutureNotGas The IEUA has supported past School Strike 4 Climate actions and our members continue to share the deep concerns students have about the health of the planet and their anger at the inaction of policy makers Read more: IEU Speaks on Student Climate Strike 21 May.
International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 Women In Leadership: Achieving An Equal Future In A COVID 19 WorldChristine2021-05-11T09:53:18+10:00
COVID 19 has disproportionately affected women and girls, particularly those who face multiple inequalities due to income, race, geographic location, age, disability, migration, and health status. Women leadership and the wide-reaching participation of women’s rights organisations are essential to ensure that the needs of women and other marginalized groups are prioritized in the immediate response, as well as in recovery and resilience measures. (UN Women. COVID 19 and Women’s Leadership; From an Effective Response to Building Better) 8 March 2021 is International Women’s Day. This is a day for the world to celebrate the courage and determination of the women who [...]