Novel Coronavirus Update

There is a lot of concern about the Novel Coronavirus. In an effort to give concerned citizens a central repository for the latest information, the State Ministers for Education and Health in conjunction with Catholic and Independent schools are directing all parties to the  WA Department of Health website: https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus The peak agency with responsibility […]

What’s happening in the Philippines? [updated]

UPDATE: Read the joint statement released by the Global Council of Unions here The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called an international day of action in solidarity with unionists in the Philippines.    The latest police crackdown targeting unions and human rights defenders occurs amid a broader climate of government repression in the Philippines.  […]

Catholic Lockout? Please sign this petition

Further to the media release below, the IEUA-QNT is requesting member support from all state branch members by clicking here and signing this petition. The petition will be forwarded to the Queensland IEU branch for presentation to the employer.   The following gives some background about this urgent action.   MEDIA RELEASE from our Queensland […]

School Strike 4 Climate – 15 March 2019

The School Strike 4 Climate movement was inspired by the actions of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish political activist seeking to stop global warming and climate change. In August 2018, she became a prominent figure for starting the first school strike for climate, outside the Swedish parliament building. The Strike, on Friday 15 March, followed an earlier event in […]

The IEU supports the School Strike 4 Climate

The IEU stands in solidarity with students striking for climate justice on 15 March. The IEU commends students for their courage and determination in calling for real action to combat climate change. Today’s students face a future which will be affected by climate change, and they know that the extent and severity of the impact […]