Occupational violence is a persistent issue in educators' workplaces. The AEU are tying our shoelaces, standing up and joining the Work Safety Awareness Walk.
Workers from across Canberra are joining together to walk around Lake Burley Griffin and raise awareness about the dangers that we face in our workplaces. The AEU is a proud sponsor of thie event. Join us - RSVP here. Pets are welcome!
Want to gain a better understanding of how council works ? Feel like you want to ask questions at council but never know when to ask? What does "committee time" even mean?
Then come along to our council workshop on Wednesday 31st August at 3:45pm. The workshop will take place at Lyneham Primary School.
We will go over council rules and how to participate effectively and then we'll then run a mock council. We will have a some experienced councillors to come along and share their experiences with us as well. After the event we would like to invite you to have a drink with us at Tilley's across the road. Your first drink is on us!
We strongly encourage all new councillors to attend!
Please contact Suki on 6272 7900 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Come along to TAFE Council. We will be dealing with important matters such as workload, competency mapping, and other current issues in the TAFE sector both locally and nationally. If you are not a councillor, you are welcome to attend as an observer. We are in rooms E12 A and A at the CIT Reid Learning Centre.
If you have any questions, please contact Gerard Dwyer.
Come connect to your union, find out our priorities ahead and what you can do to make it happen. We're only as strong as our active members.
Come along to this important AEU Network Meeting for School Assistant members and have a say in your next EA!
Our current EA ends as of 30 June 2017. We need to submit a log of claims to the Education Directorate in November 2016 as we begin to move into another round of enterprise bargaining. It is crucial that we are organised if we are going to achieve some great outcomes for school assistants.
We will be presenting a suggested log of claims for you all to consider and advise on.
We'll begin the night by diving into our popcorn, choctops & drink for a screening of Suffragette. You can check out the trailor here.
Then you will have a chance to fire your question at our panelists, Yvette Berry, ACT Minister for Women, and Sally Thompson, the AEU Federal Women's Officer. We could have a firey debate or a feminist lovefest... who knows?! Come prepared with all your curly questions on anything and everything gender related.
Bring your partner. Bring your friends. Bring your teenagers who are learning to fight the good fight. All members and non-eligible members welcome!
I know what you're thinking: Put me down! How do I book? Give Jasmine a call at the AEU Office on (02) 6272 7900 or click here to make an online booking. Prices are $10 for members and $15 for non-eligible members, which includes that delicious popcorn, choctop and drink that you've been thinking about as you read this.
Each year, the branches and associated bodies of the Australian Education Union, hold an annual Women’s conference in Melbourne at the Federal Office.
The 2016 conference will be held on the 8th and 9th October.
This is a fantastic opportunity for women members to hear from a range of guest speakers, become more aware of professional and industrial matters and build a network within the education community across Australia.
Attendees will be provided with airfares, accommodation and an allowance to attend the conference.
Expressions of interest are invited from women members of the AEU ACT Branch.
Expressions of interest should be emailed to Jacqui Agius at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 8 July 2016.
Facilitated by Scott Watson from State Plus
If you are over 45 and thinking ahead to your retirement, there are some planning issues it's prudent to consider now. Includes Q & A. Partners of AEU members are welcome. The session will be conducted by Employer Relations Manager Scott Watson from State Plus.
It’s important that you understand your superannuation scheme, especially if you’re in a Defined Benefits fund such as CSS or PSS, and how it will play a vital role with your income needs in retirement.
All AEU School Assistant members are invited to take part in our 2016 conference. It’s your chance to share ideas with colleagues, learn about your rights, identify common problems and how we can work together to fix them. And you get paid! All AEU members are eligible to take industrial leave to attend the conference.
Here is a snap shot of what you can expect:
- Addressing violence in our workplaces - Workplace Health & Safety - looking after yourself.
- Knowing your Enterprise Agreement - What do some clauses actually mean?
- Knowing your Industrial Rights: Professional & Political.
Limited spaces available so you need to get in quick!!