Emma Miller Award Recipients
Emma Miller award recipient – 2001
June Coleman's involvement in the Union began in 1981, and her activism began in 1992, when she became the school’s Workplace Rep, a role she maintained for 16 years. She was Vice-President of the Gap Branch for two years and President for a further eight years. She was on State Council for seven years and Executive for three.
June was passionately supportive of public education. She was actively involved in the Union's campaign against the Howard government’s threat to public education, which involved addressing Labor Party members and politicians at Labor regional conferences, encouraging grassroots support from fellow teachers, handing out flyers at railway stations and hours of letterbox dropping. June was also a dedicated QTU activist in EBA campaigns. She became a QTU Life Member in 2011.