Through every stage of your career, your Union is here for You, representing you industrially and professionally and supporting your individual needs in your workplace.
Student teachers may access free membership for a limited period in your final year of studies. When you are starting out, the IEU provides assistance for New Scheme Teachers in meeting Institute of Teachers requirements, including access to Institute-registered courses.
The Union also provides a range of other popular and practical conferences and training opportunities of great value and interest wherever you are in your career.
The industrial representation provided by your Union ensures you and your colleagues maintain hard-won conditions, receive regular pay-rises and continue to make gains for your profession. For any individual needs, so long as you are already a member at the time the issue arises, the Union is just a phonecall away.
At the end of your career, the Union is still here for you, with access to the Retired Members Association open to all retired members.
Your workplace news
The rules do not work for working women. Women make up 46.2% of the Australian workforce, yet women continue to earn less than men, are less likely to advance their careers as far as men and accumulate less superannuation savings.04 Sep 2017
Catholic school teachers and support staff across NSW and the ACT are fighting for their right to take industrial action after the employer created a series of legal roadblocks to the Union's quest to be granted permission to strike by the Fair Work Commission.31 Aug 2017
Today, IEU Secretary John Quessy informed members on the progress of IEU's application for protect action ballots to the Fair Work Commission through a video message.30 Aug 2017
Yesterday, Meryl Swanson, member for Paterson, and Andrew Giles, Shadow Assistant Minister for Schools, visited two schools in Swanson's electorate: St Peter’s Campus of All Saints College in Maitland, NSW and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Tarro, NSW.30 Aug 2017
IEU Secretary John Quessy has informed members on the progress of their Enterprise Agreement through a two minute video published on Facebook and YouTube. The move comes ahead of IEU's application for a protected action ballot order to the Fair Work Commission today, 29 August 2017.29 Aug 2017