QTU President comments
by Kevin Bates, QTU president to Jan 20, 2021:
27 Mar 2020, 2:08 pm
QTU president comments
6 Dec 2019, 10:26 am
Educators heard in first stage review
27 Nov 2019, 1:25 pm
Climate control in classrooms : President Kevin Bates, 27 Nov 2019
26 Aug 2019, 4:07 pm
QTU members employed by TAFE Queensland will stop work for 24-hours on Wednesday 28 August 2019 in their ongoing dispute with the Queensland Government over negotiations for a new enterprise bargaining agreement.
11 Jun 2019, 4:44 pm
Queensland’s rapidly growing public education system, early childhood education, schools and TAFE, will benefit from the additional investment delivered in today’s State Budget.
17 Apr 2019, 4:56 pm
17 April 2019 QTU President Kevin Bates: Election campaigns are notoriously peppered with claim and counter-claim about political parties telling lies to get themselves elected...and people are rightly left scratching their heads about what is true...
3 Apr 2019, 4:07 pm
The true measure of the government’s commitment to education is the consequences of its Budget priorities.
25 Oct 2018, 11:22 am
25 Oct 2018 :After several months of uncertainty, the Queensland Government has released the evaluation of the Independent Public Schools (IPS) program and mapped a process to determine the future shape of state school autonomy. QTU President Kevin Bates comments.
10 Oct 2018, 12:10 pm
A commitment to invest $14.1 billion in state schools over a decade from 2020 places Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in an even stronger position on education in the lead up to the next federal election.
21 Sep 2018, 11:24 am
QTU President: The Prime Minister’s contemptuous dismissal of genuine community concerns about the funding arrangements for state schools has added significant heat to the debate on fair funding for all schools...