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Classes in disarray amid fire clean-up

As communities on the NSW South Coast continue the clean-up effort after the destructive bushfires, TAFE courses are in disarray with enrolments down and classes cancelled.

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Our 2020 vision: A spotlight on the profession

The start to the school year brought with it tremendous challenges that we would all hope to never be experienced again. For many of our members, their students and families there was no summer vacation.

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World’s unions call for action from PM

Education unions from around the world have written a strident rebuke of the Morrison Government’s environmental record calling for urgent action to address the climate emergency after Australia’s devastating bushfire season.

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New role to inform union’s policy

As part of Federation’s response to the climate emergency, the union will appoint a Climate Emergency Coordinator to inform its escalated climate strategy and policy.

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Members aid animals caught in summer’s tragedy

Animal lovers within Federation’s ranks stepped in to assist creatures displaced by bushfires.

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Union reaches out to fire victims

Your union has provided financial support to members who suffered losses in the bushfires of recent months, to help them in their recovery process.

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Climate Change – National Day of Action

Despite decades of scientific analysis and warnings successive governments have failed to take the decisive action necessary to address global warming and the resultant climate emergency.

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Pollution concerns can be raised as WHS issue

​Unless all levels of government commit to urgent action to address this climate emergency, bushfire seasons are going to continue to become longer and more intense and the associated hazard of smoke is not going away any time soon.

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Members coordinate emergency and school supply drives for fire victims

Students whose South Coast homes were destroyed by bushfire have returned to school with new backpacks filled with supplies thanks to a fundraiser coordinated by two members.

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If not now, when?

How can we get action on climate change when the Premier of NSW and other political leaders refuse to talk about it?

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Chalk one up for teachers on front

Members of the public education community have reached out to assist those in need during the current bushfire season in a range of ways

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Drought package bypasses government schools

Public schools have again been neglected by the Morrison Government — this time in its drought package.

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Schools offer oasis to salve the suffering

Amid the heat, dust and despair, schools across drought-stricken NSW are serving as an “oasis” for their local communities.

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Support for schools in bushfire crisis

Schools, TAFE workplaces and local communities in several NSW regions are being significantly affected by bushfires.

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Federation saves jobs

Federation Representative at Broken Hill High School Jason Bradley has witnessed first hand the benefits of the staffing moratorium negotiated by Federation

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Forced transfer on hold for dry areas

Negotiations with the Department in August last year resulted in an agreement to suspend forced teacher transfers in parts of the state affected by drought to support schools and the community

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Country comes first

Mismanagment … corporate greed and capitalism in this country has killed our rivers

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Next generation represents a climate for change

The level of engagement by NSW school students during the recent Global Climate Strike is a credit to the awareness of a generation of young people being educated in public schools – the people who will inherit whatever earth we leave them.

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Drought relief robs TAFE funding reserves

​The Federal Government’s decision to repurpose money set aside for TAFE to fund drought relief was a “short-term” and “short-sighted” solution to the crisis, NSW Teachers Federation has stated.

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Support the student climate change movement on September 20

Members are encouraged to attend a workplace meeting on 20 September — the day of the student-led Global Climate Strike — to consider a motion on climate change that will be sent to state and federal politicians.

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Federation supports student action on climate change

The NSW Teachers Federation supports the right of young people to join together to protest about the need for urgent and sustained action on climate change. This is their democratic right.

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