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Speak out against racism and mobilise against discrimination and injustice during Harmony Week

Today, 21 March, is the start of what the Australian Government calls “Harmony Week”.  This designated week is scheduled for

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Federation rejects racism

Federation urges all members to actively work towards the elimination of racism in every classroom, playground, staff room and school community.

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Federation joins 90 community groups to oppose One Nation bill

The New South Wales Teachers Federation has joined with a large number of community groups to oppose legislation on ‘religious freedoms’ put before State Parliament by One Nation.

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Program helps schools SOAR above racism

The results of a pilot program to mitigate racism in schools found it gave students the confidence and knowledge to intervene to address racist behaviour.

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Black lives and what really matters

“We shouldn’t be importing the things that are happening overseas to Australia.” Such was Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to a question about a Black Lives Matter protest march in Sydney on 2 June.

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today on this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Federation members are reminded of their responsibility as educators to organise, act and educate against racism in all its forms. Federation’s Anti – Racism Policy applies to all Federation members and employees and through its decisions and policies, will heed the voices of its members and students who are subjected to racial abuse, discrimination or vilification.

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