Membership Benefits

Legal Assistance and Welfare Advice

The NSW Teachers Federation provides information and advice to its members on teachers' working conditions and entitlements. This includes assistance and advice to protect the industrial and civil rights of members in legal matters.

Professional Support

Professional Support are on hand to answer members' immediate or urgent enquiries on working conditions and a range of employment issues. Help and assistance is only a phone call away on 1300 654 369.

Local Organisers

Organisers provide support and advice in industrial and school-based matters. Individual Representation At your workplace by an elected NSW Teachers Federation Representative and in industrial relations forums.


Representation in the decision-making forums of the Union, Council and Annual Conference, via your local Association.

Access to up-to-date Information

Through our journal Education we keep you informed of all developments in education plus the Union and member services available - posted to your home address. Other publications provide information and advice on issues such as salaries and working conditions

NSW Teachers Federation Health

Teachers Federation Health provides members with a range of choices for health cover at the best rates around.

The Teachers Eye Care Centre

The Teachers Eye Care Centre provides spectacles and contact lenses for NSW Teachers Federation members with substantial discounts.

Travel Insurance

All NSW Teachers Federation members, not just those in the Health Fund, can make big savings.

Trade Union Training Courses

A variety of courses to develop your skills and union knowledge.

Eric Pearson Study Grant

An educational grant awarded annually to a member to undertake research in Australia or overseas on issues of interest to members.

Anna Stewart Affirmative Action Program

This program provides opportunities which aim to increase involvement of women in the union.

Teachers Federation Library 

The Library provides members with a comprehensive and up-to-date information service.

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