Putting the up in skill sets
9 June 2023
What would you think if garbage trucks honked at you as you made your way along the street? Sally George,…
Get snappy around campus
23 May 2023
TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 6 2023 TAFE is an amazing public asset that changes countless lives for the better…
Officers meet with state’s new TAFE Minister
18 April 2023
Federation held its first meeting with Tim Crakanthorp as Minister for Skills, TAFE and Tertiary Education on Friday, 14 April,…
Why Perrottet is not the way
20 March 2023
10 reasons why a re-elected Premier would be bad news for teachers and public education. All the research shows workloads…
Switch Now campaign
13 March 2023
TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 5 2023 Great news: union fees for part-time casual TAFE members have been slashed under…
25 March – the future of public education is at stake
22 February 2023
What is at stake for teachers in this election?
Wage caps hurt Hunter, hit education
29 November 2022
The NSW Government’s employee salary cap and austerity drive is threatening public services in the Hunter – including schools and TAFE – that inject a crucial $6 billion into the region…
No wage cap, job security for TAFE teachers: Labor’s poll pitch
25 November 2022
Federation has welcomed a Labor pledge to abolish the wage cap for TAFE teachers and bring the union back to…
Strike rally outside the office of TAFE Managing Director’s Ultimo Office
2 November 2022
TAFE members of the NSW Teachers Federation at over 60 colleges across NSW will take protected industrial action today, striking for 24-hours.
24-hour TAFE strike draws attention to Government inaction
2 November 2022
They don’t give a bugger about TAFE teachers, TAFE students or TAFE as an institution but they give a bugger about their own cushy nest; they all want to get re-elected in the March election. We need to loudly talk about why we’re not going to re-elect them.â€
State Election 2023 – The change TAFE needs
4 July 2022
Federation Annual Conference today approved a recommendation to redouble its calls on the Perrottet Government to abandon its obsession with ideological cuts to TAFE NSW.
Edu-business pockets $60m TAFE windfall
20 May 2022
Over the past five years, TAFE NSW has spent a staggering $60,456,959 on outsourcing to two consult-ancy companies alone, a Budget Estimates hearing has revealed.
No contest: the decade they killed TAFE
14 March 2022
Although a new agreement has not been finalised, all Australian governments indicated support for “a viable and robust system of…
Hawkesbury protests closure of TAFE equine courses
16 February 2022
Members of Hawkesbury’s equine community rallied outside Richmond TAFE on 11 February to protest the proposed closure of equine courses at the campus. Richmond…
TAFEs in by-election seats hit by enrolment glitches, cuts
8 February 2022
Students attempting to enrol in TAFE courses in the state by-election seats of Bega and Monaro have been besieged by…
TAFE members angry at enrolment debacle
7 February 2022
As the NSW Government continues to cut TAFE teacher and support staff jobs, it is now stopping thousands of TAFE students enrolling in courses to start this month. The…
TAFE Rally highlights plight of part-time casual teachers
23 November 2021
The NSW Teachers Federation held a rally outside Wentworth Falls TAFE on 18 November as part of the Australian Unions, Secure…
TAFE agreement sealed: let’s prepare for the next
29 October 2021
While TAFE enterprise agreements came into effect this week, collectively we have plenty of work ahead of us to ensure our members, and their students, are part of the best public vocational education system possible.
Government denies permanent work to long-term TAFE teachers
30 September 2021
Section: Media Release
Long-awaited changes to casual employment laws should have been a game-changer for thousands of long-term, part-time casual TAFE teachers, but they were stunningly snubbed by a NSW Government decision this week.
TAFE teachers and related employees have voted to accept a new enterprise agreement, to expire in a year.
3 September 2021
Members are to be congratulated for defending their working conditions in this new EA, however members’ attention should now turn to the future.
TAFE members: Vote YES in enterprise agreement ballot
25 August 2021
Federation has defended all existing working conditions for TAFE teachers and related employees during negotiations for a new enterprise agreement.