Women educators account for approximately 70 percent of the AEU membership in South Australia. Perhaps this is why women have played such an integral role in establishing the AEU as it is today.
The AEU has a long history of strong, active and dedicated women who have achieved significant gains for women in education through solidarity and clever campaigning.
The AEU maintains its commitment to women's issues through the allocation of a specified women's officer position and the current president is a former women's officer and sub-branch secretary > Read more
- Women in Leadership Development nominations closed
Nominations for the AEU WILD Program are now closed. > Read more
- Award reliance and differences in earnings by gender
A report exploring the relationship between award conditions and differences in earnings between males and females. > Read more
- Planning is a must if the economic gender gap is to be closed
In light of the undeniable fact that women live longer than men but retire with less in their superannuation funds; actuarial consultants Rice Warner have asked the Human Rights Commission to grant them an exemption which would allow them to pay a higher percentage into the Superannuation funds of their women employees. > Read more
- Going on maternity or extended leave? Speak to Super SA
Applying for Leave Without Pay (LWOP) to extend your maternity leave or even annual leave can be a great option for SA public sector employees. > Read more
- Independent inquiry into insecure work in Australia
The Australian union movement has commissioned an independent inquiry to examine the extent of the insecure work issue and the impact it is having on workers, their families and the community in general. > Read more
- Federal Paid Parental Leave now in the hands of DECD
Those eligible can get up to 18 weeks of federal funded Parental Leave Pay at the National minimum wage which currently sits at $589.40. This entitlement is tax deductible. > Read more