Information Unit

Hours: 10.30 am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 8172 6300

Members calling the AEU Information Unit can obtain information on a range of important issues, including:

• Country Incentives
• Staffing,
• Workplace injuries
• Grievances in the workplace
• Leave entitlements
• Payroll enquiries
• PAC matters
• OHS & W
• Part time procedures
• Performance management
• Working with difficult students
• New Educator matters
• Teacher Registration Board matters
• Legal matters

The information unit can also assist with a first free legal referral for non work-related issues.

The Information Unit is currently open from 10.30 am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday and is staffed by two AEU Officers. As many as 300 calls come into the Information Unit each week.

Some typical member questions that the AEU assists with on a daily basis:

Do you want to return to part-time work after maternity leave?

As a part time teacher are you getting the right Non-Contact Time?

Are you being asked to attend Staff Meetings on a day that you don't normally work?

Are you being told that teachers have defined hours of work?

Is your school or pre-school getting an extra 0.1 teacher salary to support permanent and contract teachers in their first year of appointment?

Are you receiving your correct loading and/or leave entitlements?