Who we are

The Independent Education Union – Queensland and Northern Territory Branch (IEU-QNT) is the only organisation that provides a strong voice for employees in the non-government education sector.

We represent 17,000 teachers, pre-service teachers, school support staff, principals, kindergarten teachers and assistants, as well as RTO and ELICOS trainers and employees.

Our union was founded more than 100 years ago and has an enduring legacy of fighting for better workplaces and standing by our members when they need support.

Find out more about what we do here.

To read more about our governance structure, click here to download our union’s rules.

Strong IEU members & counting...

We are guided by our core values of:

Dignity, respect and decency

Social justice

Dynamism in being open to change

High quality in all we do

Capacity to evolve, develop and adjust

Belief in the power of the collective