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Ensuring the safety of school staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic remains paramount.

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An omnibus industrial relations (IR) Bill proposed by the Morrison government will allow employers to cut wages and conditions.

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The IEU (QLD & NT) is the union for teachers, school support staff and other education professionals in the non-government education sector in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

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Returning to work? Here’s everything you need to know!

Our union’s guide for members on parental leave provides advice on accessing leave, superannuation, returning to work and more.

Federal government in super denial

The federal government’s reticence to stand by legislated increases to super would upend the promised retirements of a generation.

Federal government inaction on Universal Access condemned

Failure to address the future of Universal Access funding means Australia’s early childhood education sector remains in a tenuous position.

Members unite to stop WorkChoices 2.0

IEU members are calling on Queensland crossbench senators Pauline Hansen and Malcom Roberts to help stop the federal government’s plan to weaken important worker protections and allow employers to cut pay and conditions below the minimum award safety net. 

Significant wins in new collective agreement for PMSA members

Queensland members in PMSA schools have voted up a new collective agreement which contain significant wins for all staff members.  

IEU releases final report from School Officer Joint Working Party Review: development of a new classification structure

The initial phase of the Queensland Catholic School School Officer Joint Working Party (JWP) has concluded, and members can access the final report here. 

Federal opposition plan to address insecure work welcomed

This week’s announcement by the federal opposition of a comprehensive plan to address insecure work and casualisation has been welcomed by IEU members and the broader Australian union movement.

The “Omnibus Bill” and what it means for workers

Have you seen the media chatter about the federal government’s IR “Omnibus Bill”? Here’s a quick rundown of the Bill and what it would mean for workers.

Accessing natural disaster, emergency and pandemic leave

Where a natural disaster and/or emergency, and/or further outbreaks of COVID-19 occurs, our union is with our members every step of the way.

Morrison govt IR Bill to cut pay and conditions

An omnibus industrial relations (IR) Bill proposed by the Morrison government will allow employers to cut wages and conditions.

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