External transfer appeals
Myth : There is no longer any avenue for external appeal against unwanted and unrequested transfer decisions.
Fact : While it is true that the Public Service Commission no longer hears appeals against DETE decisions about transfers, unwanted and unrequested transfers can be appealed through the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). For more information on the process of appealing through the QIRC – including the documentation required, go to www.qtu.asn.au/transfer-appeal.
In some circumstances, appeals can be made to the Anti-Discrimination Commission if there is evidence that decisions have been made on a range of grounds, including sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, age, race or impairment.
[Information updated 17 September 2014]
QTU stands in solidarity
The Queensland Teachers’ Union wishes to express its shock at the killing of 17 people at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and stands in solidarity with the many brave teachers who risked their own lives to protect the students in their care.
These horrific events reveal the deep commitment and bravery of members of our profession under the most extreme of circumstances, and we are proud to stand with them at this terrible time.QTU, 16 Feb 2018
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