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Historic strike unifies public and Catholic school unions amidst an “education crisis”

By SAHSA FOOT Catholic and public school teachers marched together in Sydney’s CBD to strike against inadequate wage increases, staff shortages, and overwhelming workloads in the education sector. The historic march, which began at Hyde Park and continued along Macquarie Street, was organised by the NSW Teachers Federation representing public school teachers, and the Independent Education […]

Childcare workers spit the dummy

    By Lanie Tindale   Sydney childcare educators left work early on Wednesday to gather in Martin Place to protest low wages. Childcare union United Voice wants the federal government to increase the award rate by 30 per cent. Child care educators currently earn a minimum of $22 an hour, but say they should […]