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IEU(SA) Equity Committee – Women’s Dinner

The first IEU(SA) Equity Committee Women’s Dinner was held 11 years ago, in the year of the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, when our speaker was the then member for Florey in State Parliament—Frances Bedford. At that dinner, Frances talked about her work to …

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 …

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 …

IEU(SA) Women’s Professional Learning Day

A large group of IEU women members, from a cross-section of school sectors and cultures, spent the last Friday of the October term break taking advantage of 6 hours of free professional learning and networking (not forgetting the great coffee and food from the staff …

BOLD women step up to leadership

Congratulations to the IEU(SA) BOLDies, Ally Cunningham, Jenny Johnson and Kathleen Johnson, who have recently been elected to the IEU(SA) Executive Committee. Image, left-right: Ally Cunningham, Britta Jureckson (President, IEU(SA) Executive), Jenny Johnson and Kathleen Johnson. Ally Cunningham As a unionist of many years, Alley …