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Feminism in the Pub – 30 June 2022

A group of our members got together at The Cumby Hotel to have a conversation about ‘mental load’ and ways to manage it. We had a much better attendance this term than last when Covid really hit hard. IEU(SA) President Britta Jureckson initiated the discussion …

IEU(SA) Equity Committee hosts event for International Women’s Day

The Equity Committee hosted IEU women members on International Women’s Day on 8 March in the IEU(SA) Boardroom at Currie Street, Adelaide. Whilst the event was a social one with drinks and nibbles, the focus of the conversation was initially the recently released Workplace Gender …

IEU Speaks – International Women’s Day 2022

‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’ There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” –Michelle Obama When is International Women’s Day 2022? International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8th, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women …

The toxic effects of rudeness at work

Are your colleagues rude? Do people regularly ignore each other or dismiss opinions in meetings? Ever gotten an all caps email? And are we getting more rude as a society? In this ABC Podcast ‘All in the mind’, Sana Qadar examines the toxic effects of …

Morrison’s Religious Discrimination Bill Overrides Other Protections

The IEU supports protections against all forms of discrimination, including religious belief or activity. Everyone has the right to a safe, healthy, and respectful workplace regardless of religion, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, or other personal attributes. Legislation should protect all of us, equally. …

University of Adelaide – IEU Award Recipient – Lucinda Paech

We are pleased to announce that this year’s award recipient is Lucinda Paech (pictured receiving the award from our Pre-service Teacher Coordinator, and Deputy Secretary, Tim Oosterbaan). Lucinda has recently completed her Education Degree at The University of Adelaide, specialising in German, Psychology and PLP. …

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2021 “Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!” is a call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. It calls on people everywhere to wear the colour orange and take action to end violence against women and girls …

WALFORD STUDENTS ‘SHARE THE DIGNITY’ WITH BIG DONATION

Tianyue (pictured) and Lydia, Year 9 Students at Walford Anglican School for Girls used their Community Service Project ‘Period Poverty’ to raise awareness of this important issue. A key part of the project was to collect donations of sanitary items for Share the Dignity and …

World Teachers’ Day 2021 – Thank you Teachers!

We probably don’t need to remind you of all the challenges throughout 2021 but we do want to recognise your resilience in coping whilst keeping your students focused and learning throughout it all. You have had to adapt so much, at times with little advance …