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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
24 July 2020 : Pay rise deferral
24 Jul 2020, 8:37 am
In this edition: Information for QTU members in TAFE Queensland on the State Government pay rise deferral
Legal: "Justice" on tap
7 Jul 2020, 10:17 am
An innocent “tap” to the arm of a student from a teacher demonstrating proper behaviour to a class has eventually led to the member defending criminal charges of assault.
Education leaders and the QTU
7 Jul 2020, 10:00 am
As well as supporting school leaders individually, the Queensland Teachers’ Union backs them collectively, as a critical stakeholder around department initiatives.

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