AEU Student Membership Benefits


Members get MORE!

Special Rate – $22 per year!

AEU membership for education students is provided at the special rate of only $22 per year. By joining the AEU you are contributing to the teaching profession, gaining access to a host of professional development opportunities, industrial and legal support and, of course, becoming part of an organisation that fights for teacher pay increases and working conditions.

Information Unit – advice about issues effecting teachers in schools

Want to know what salary a first year teacher will get? Call the AEU Information Unit to find out. Need to ask a question about something that happened on prac? The AEU Information Unit is the place to call! In fact they take calls about a wide range of issues affecting AEU members in public preschools, schools and TAFE.

The "Info Unit" is a service for AEU members and open Monday to Friday from 10.30 – 5.00pm. The number to call is 8272 1399.

Responding to Abuse and Neglect Training

This training is open to all financial AEU student members and there is no charge. The training is conducted by a Family and Youth Services trainer. All participants will receive a copy of the booklet Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect and a certificate of participation as evidence of completing the course.

AEU Journal

The AEU produces publications which provide you with the latest information about issues that affect your professional life. Your regular copy of the AEU Journal will keep you informed about what's happening in South Australian public preschools, schools and TAFEs. It's a must read for everyone in public education.

Meet the Principals for final year students

AEU members who are final year education students will be invited to the AEU 'Meet the Principals' workshops. These sessions provide the opportunity to talk to principals about what they are looking for in a new teacher, what it is like teaching at their school, what they are looking for in written applications and interviews and even what jobs might be available! Make sure you include an up-to-date email address when you join the AEU for all the details.


The AEU offers a range of benefits to members. These include:

  • Teachers Health: Australia’s best performing not-for-profit health insurer.
  • SAIT Conveyancers give AEU members a discount off the Statutory or Land Brokers Society recommended fee structure and free advice on real estate transactions.
  • ACTU Member Connect offers a wide range of financial and other services to AEU members. Explore the benefits at

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