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Emma Miller - Julie Brown 2014
7 Sep 2020, 11:32 am
Julie first joined the QTU in 1983 and was elected as a Union Representative at Coombabah State School in June 1985...
Legal: Blue cards - “no card, no start” starts now
19 Aug 2020, 1:01 pm
Blue cards are to be more important than ever, as new laws tighten the child protection regime in ways that will have wide-reaching impacts on parents, teachers and school leaders.
All Trades signals the need for change (again!)
19 Aug 2020, 12:49 pm
The placement of All Trades Queensland (ATQ) into voluntary administration is yet another example of why the current training system needs an overhaul.
Campus pulled back from the brink
19 Aug 2020, 12:47 pm
The commitment and solidarity of QTU members at the TAFE Queensland SkillsTech (TQST) Alexandra Hills Training Centre has helped rescue their campus from the brink of extinction.
TAFE: the effect of public holidays on overtime thresholds
19 Aug 2020, 12:44 pm
With the movement of the 2020 Brisbane Exhibition holiday from a Wednesday to a Friday, it is timely to remind members of the impact on overtime thresholds of the colloquially known “four-fifths rule”.
QTU committees: Women Teachers and Girls Education
19 Aug 2020, 12:18 pm
The QTU maintains several committees to provide advice and guidance to the Union on specialised areas. Here we turn the spotlight on the Women Teachers and Girls Education Committee (WTGEC).
2020 teacher transfer appeal process
19 Aug 2020, 11:58 am
Each year, some QTU members either receive an unwanted required transfer or request a transfer to a specific geographic area and/or region and don’t get it. In both cases there are appeal processes.
Building union influence and safe online spaces for women
19 Aug 2020, 11:21 am
This year’s AEU Rosemary Richards Scholarship recipient is looking at targeted digital media strategies that build union influence and create safe online spaces for women to engage in union activism.
COVID-19 operating guidelines for state schools (DoE web page)
6 Aug 2020, 9:49 am