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...
QTU Executive considered the outcomes of the EB9 claim development workplace meetings, including additional resolutions from workplaces. Resolutions laying out the Union’s key priorities were carried overwhelmingly.
21 Sep 2018: Australian Education Union Federal President Correna Haythorpe said the nation’s 2.5 million public school students had been abandoned by the Morrison government, and now were counting on the states and territories to make sure that they do not sign inadequate public school funding deals.
20 Sep 2018: The Morrison government’s private school funding deal is a cynical attempt by the Morrison government to buy votes at the next election at the expense of our children in our public schools.
Each year, QTU members either receive a required transfer that they do not want to accept or have not received a transfer to a requested geographic area and/or region. For both categories, there are appeal processes.
At the heart of the ongoing Promotional Positions Classification Review is the need to recognise the huge changes and burgeoning complexity the roles of school leaders have undergone in the quarter of a century since they were last evaluated, and to ensure that they are fairly remunerated for the value their work provides.