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  • Careers that matter

    Celebrate Education Support Staff Day at your school on 14 June! The IEU and New Zealand education union NZEI TE RIU ROA have joined forces to mark this significant annual event.

    04 May 2017
  • Budget cuts

    The IEU is yet to see a detailed breakdown of the new funding arrangements announced in the 9 May Federal Budget, and Secretary John Quessy said the Union must be consulted first about any changes impacting schools.

    04 May 2017
  • Environment Grants now open!

    IEU members are invited to apply on behalf of their schools, colleges or early childhood centres for one of five Environment Grants of $3000 each, sponsored by Teachers Mutual Bank, to help with your environmental projects.

    26 Apr 2017
  • IEU Lismore office closed

    The IEU’s Lismore office is currently closed due to extensive flooding in the region. Members are advised to contact the IEU's head office on toll free number 1800 467 943, or 82028900 for assistance.

    03 Apr 2017
  • IEU Reps Update : Catholic Systemic Schools

    At the meeting of 18 March 2017 IEU Council authorised the calling of protected industrial action including part and full day stop work action, on a diocese by diocese basis.

    24 Mar 2017
  • Celebrate your day

    It's Education Support Staff Day on 14 June, so get ready to celebrate.

    20 Mar 2017
  • Employers delay on IEU Claim for Catholic systemic schools

    The IEU is seeking pay rises and greater regulation to address the increasing workload pressures felt by members as part of our claim in the current round of enterprise bargaining.

    14 Mar 2017
  • Share your views: Senate enquiry on Paid Parental Leave

    The IEU requests members send their enquiries to the ACTU via their official website tool. Together, we can help save PPL.

    08 Mar 2017
  • Who loses when Sunday and public holiday pay rates are cut? We all do!

    The Fair Work Commission has decided to cut Sunday and public holiday pay rates for almost one million workers. These cuts to pay rates will have a wide ranging impact on the wellbeing and financial security of workers.

    06 Mar 2017
  • Quality education for all

    There is a mismatch between investment and opportunity in early childhood policy in Australia.

    04 Mar 2017