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Super drained to help house prices soar

Workers forced to raid retirement savings to get on property ladder.

Wages frozen: employees told to wait

Queensland Catholic employers seeking to freeze school officer wages despite the deepening cost of living crisis, with teachers likely to follow.

Condition critical: care crisis sees 1000s strike

Over 7000 aged care workers have walked off the job in protest at the current federal government’s inaction to address workload and low wages within the aged care sector.

278% wage win for members

Casual boarding staff in Northern Territory Catholic schools working on public holidays will receive 278% of their ordinary pay rate following IEU action.

Workers lose $10k

The average Australian worker would have earned $10,000 more if real wages had kept pace with productivity since 2013 – the year the Coalition federal government was elected.

Student teachers set for $12k a year

High achieving prospective teachers would get up to $12,000 per year for entering the profession should the ALP win the federal election.

Giving voice to our profession

Teacher professional boards are significant governing bodies for our profession – ones which IEU members fought to establish and then to be part of the representative body.

HELP debt reduction for teachers in very remote areas

Teachers who are working in very remote areas are encouraged to apply for a scheme which reduces Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) debts.

Members to make voice heard on future of school libraries

Our union will host the first School Library Forum on Thursday, 28 July to bring together IEU colleagues working as Teacher-Librarians as well as Library Assistants to create a plan for the future of our school libraries.

IEU VET member voices needed for draft self-assurance model design

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has developed a new draft model for self-assurance in the Vocational Education Training (VET) sector and are now seeking feedback from the sector.

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