COVID-19 advice and resources

Read the latest IEU COVID-19 Member Advisory #22 (5 August 2021) now! Our union is always here for our members: Any IEU member in need of assistance with an emergency workplace issue should contact our union directly on FREECALL 1800 177 938 (QLD) or 1800 351 996 (NT).

IEU members campaign for paid vaccination leave

Our union believes all employees deserve access to paid leave for COVID-19 vaccination as part of a shared commitment to keeping our community safe.

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Online Women's Conference

The Be BOLD for Change conference on 19 August will connect women from the education sector across Queensland and the Northern Territory to talk, learn and reflect on the workplace issues that matter most.

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TUH Future of Teaching bursary

The TUH Future of Teaching Bursary provides a $5,000 grant to an IEU-QNT and TUH Health Fund member who contributes to education innovation.

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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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Celebrating strong leadership on National Primary Principals’ Day

Today our union celebrates National Primary Principals’ Day, thanking members for the contribution they make as school leaders each and every day.

Catholic Cairns member recognised

An IEU-QNT member has been acknowledged for her outstanding contribution to the Queensland Catholic education community as part of the 2021 Spirit of Catholic Education Awards.

Respect@Work recommendations continue to be ignored

The Australian Council of Trade Union (ACTU) is again calling on the Prime Minister Scott Morrison to act on all 55 recommendations of the 2020 Respect@Work report rather than ignoring key elements which would create safer workplaces for women.

IEU members campaign for paid vaccination leave

Australia’s perilously delayed COVID-19 vaccine rollout is placing significant pressure on schools and the wellbeing of students and staff.

Wage freeze looms for NT Catholic school members

IEU-QNT members employed in Northern Territory Catholic schools are outraged and concerned at the prospect of facing a wage freeze, which will have major financial implications for staff working in the sector.

Union voice remains strong for 50 years of teacher registration

2021 is a milestone year for education in Queensland, as the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) celebrates 50 years since the establishment of the Board of Teacher Education and the beginning of the development of a teacher registration framework in Queensland.

Anglican members waiting on workload and wages clarity

Negotiations for the new Queensland Anglican schools collective agreement are at a critical stage, with members called upon to give urgent feedback on final workload and wage issues.

NAIDOC Week Award win for IEU members

The work and commitment of IEU members to achieve reconciliation and address issues facing our First Nations Peoples has been recognised at the 2021 QCU NAIDOC Awards.

NAIDOC Week – Heal Country!

NAIDOC Week 2021 will be held from Sunday, 4 July to Sunday, 11 July.

Lodging your tax return made easy

Teaching and educational support staff incur many expenses throughout the financial year which can be claimed as a deduction, but these can be tricky to navigate.

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