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Climate strikers take to the streets around the world

STUDENTS mingled with grandparents, mothers with strollers, and workers in Hi-Vis vests. In 115 cities and towns across Australia, and across the globe to United Nations headquarters in New York, millions rallied under the broad banner of “School Strike for Climate” on September 20 to confront the climate crisis and press for change. They represented all ages and all walks ... Read More »

Catholic education staff say action will protect the next generation

Catholic staff take strike

CATHOLIC education staff member Ian Hughes is worried the next generation of the sector’s educators will not last five years under the present workload and wages. Mr Hughes is a full-time audiovisual technician for Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne, and one of thousands of teachers who are taking a full-day stoppage today against working conditions in Catholic schools. Mr Hughes has represented hundreds ... Read More »

Pay dispute rolls on with more industrial action

MORE than 7500 Catholic school union members in 180 schools across Queensland stopped work this morning over increasing workloads and inequitable wages. Independent Education Union of Australia – Queensland and Northern Territory Branch Secretary Terry Burke said it was the fifth time Queensland Catholic school employees had taken stop work action as their employers continued to reject employee concerns about ... Read More »

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