This ACT election, we are laying the foundations for what our public education achievements will be over the next four years.
In the here and now, with our workload constraints and our family responsibilities and focuses on the educational outcomes of dozens of students, it can be hard to think that far ahead. The constraints of our daily realities, however, demonstrate our union power. Through our small actions, with the knowledge that other educators are taking the same small actions, we can make huge gains for public education in the ACT.READ MORE
The AEU ACT commends the ACT Government for announcing that it will fully fund the Safe Schools Program in the ACT, and that it will not restrict the program’s accessibility. The announcement by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Minister for Education Shane Rattenbury acknowledges that the Safe Schools Program is vital in helping schools reduce bullying and support our LGBTI students.READ MORE
Ever wondered what happens in our AEU ACT Branch Office? If you're a female-identifying AEU member, here's your opportunity to find out! The 2015 Anna Stewart Program, which will be held between October 31 to November 4 (Week 4, Term 4), will give you a glimpse into union organising. You can complete your expression of interest by clicking here.READ MORE
AEU ACT Branch lodged a 126 Declaration for Rule Alterations on 21st June 2016 with the Fair Work Commission. If you would like further information about this, please contact Jacqui Agius at the AEU Office on 6272 7900.
No one knows what will happen on public education's night of nights.
Irreverent MC Wendy HarmerREAD MORE