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TPAQ News

Recent news from the TPAQ community. Follow to stay up-to-date on everything that matters to Queensland Teachers.

Government Backs Down on Controversial Education Bill

Victory for Teachers & Education Staff in Queensland

After an incredible amount of public backlash, the government have been forced to cave on the Education (General Provisions) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024.

We at the TPAQ have condemned this appalling bill from the very start. You can view our submission here.

“Labor failed to listen to parents, principals, teachers and key sector organisations including the Queensland Teachers Union and the Teachers Professional Association of Queensland.” - Education Minister withdraws key school reforms after union flak

The QTU helped draft this bill, but after their members rightfully stood up against them, they too were forced to oppose it:

QTU and Labor Government exposed in fallout from nefarious education bill

16th April 2024 - Media Release

The Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) and Labor State Government have...

Case Win: Navigating Maternity Leave Entitlements

How TPAA Helped Secure Fairness and Clarity in Employment Benefits

Education is one industry where...

Changes to Queensland’s Education Bill all about ‘centralised power’

Teachers’ Professional Association of Queensland Secretary Edward Schuller says the changes to...

Why the TPAQ is the Best Union for Teachers and Educators

What makes the TPAQ the best union for teachers and educators across Queensland?

From comprehensive...

Behind the Membership Fees: TPAQ vs. QTU/IEU

QTU & IEU Full Time membership costs an average of $891, whereas TPAQ membership is notably lower...

Case Win: Resolving Workplace Injustice

How TPAA Safeguarded a Members’ Professional Reputation in Education

Education is one industry...

Media Release: Insulting Interference is Hurting our Teachers - World Teachers’ Day 2023

Today, as we celebrate and recognise the vital importance of teachers, we must focus on fixing the...