Urgent advice to all members The DET has recently sent a survey to all High Schools and Central Schools concerning the possible effects of a proposed new model of allocating Head Teacher and Deputy Principal positions to schools. The DET has taken this action arising from negotiations with the Teachers Federation about a proposed ratio based formula for Head Teacher establishment which would replace the current 81 period rule as well as HT positions which are currently allocated on the basis of whole school numbers.
Posted: 6 September 2000
Posted: 31 August 2000
Teachers' back-pay taxed at 48% rate The Federation has received a number of calls from members concerning the 2% backpayment payment which was negotiated as part of the salaries settlement. The Federation has received a number of calls indicating that the 2% backpayment payment which was negotiated as part of the salaries settlement as a one off payment has been taxed at a very high marginal rate of approximately 48%.
Posted: 17 August 2000
This message was recorded at 12:10 pm on 17th August and concerns Award matters and the TAFE Funding and Staffing Campaign, Seaforth TAFE and collegiate educational structures.
Posted: 31 July 2000
This message was recorded at 4:42 pm on Friday, 28th July and concerns the TAFE Budget and Job Cuts Campaign.
Posted: 26 July 2000
The Federation has sought confirmation that payment will be made to teachers on the 17 August 2000. Payment of salary increases The Federation has sought confirmation from the Minister for Education & Training that payment will be made to teachers on the 17 August 2000 of the one off cash payment and the 4% salary increase payable on and from 3-4 2000.