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AEU survey reveals impact of budget cuts on TAFE: 1400 responses received

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of respondents to a recent survey of TAFE employees from every TAFE institution in Australia said that they had considered leaving the sector in the last three years, with survey results showing the depth of impact years of strict budgeting measures has had on the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

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by Freya Lucas

Victoria passes wage theft legislation with 10 year penalties now in play

Victoria now has Australia’s toughest wage theft sentences in the country following the passing of legislation earlier this week which will see those convicted of deliberately withholding wages, underpaying superannuation or not paying out full entitlements facing up to ten years in prison.

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by Freya Lucas

Union says educators have been “betrayed” by Government’s withdrawal of JobKeeper

Those working in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector have been “betrayed” by the sudden withdrawal of JobKeeper, the United Workers Union have said.

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by Freya Lucas

IEU shares Tehan letter ahead of predicted return to CCS

The New South Wales/ACT branch of the Independent Education Union (IEU) has shared their concerns about a decline in enrolments when services revert to full fees and a CCS model via a letter to Federal Education Minister, Dan Tehan.

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by Freya Lucas

Goodstart director named as 2020 QLD Delegate of the Year in Labour Day Awards

Goodstart Early Learning Director and Australian Labor Party candidate for the Queensland seat of Theodore, Tracey Bell, has been named as the winner of the 2020 Queensland Delegate of the Year in the annual Labour Day Awards.

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by Freya Lucas

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