January 12, 2022
Big Steps Media Release

WORKFORCE SHORTAGES, CENTRE CLOSURES, COVID EXPOSURES: NATIONAL ACTION NEEDED ON EARLY EDUCATION

WORKFORCE SHORTAGES, CENTRE CLOSURES, COVID EXPOSURES: NATIONAL ACTION NEEDED ON EARLY EDUCATION Today the United Workers Union and the Australian Education Union jointly called on the […]
November 29, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

STOP PROFITING OFF OUR CHILDREN

MEDIA ALERT: STOP PROFITING OFF OUR CHILDREN WHEN: 10am Monday, 29 November 2021 WHERE: Front lawns of Parliament House, Canberra WHAT: UWU is releasing a shocking […]
October 6, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

UNSAFE AND NON-COMPLIANT: PROFITS ABOVE SAFETY IN EARLY LEARNING

UNSAFE AND NON-COMPLIANT: PROFITS ABOVE SAFETY IN EARLY LEARNING Today the United Workers Union (UWU) has released a report outlining the failure of for-profit childcare providers […]
August 23, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

GOVERNMENT FUNDING MUST ADDRESS JOBKEEPER-STYLE LOOPHOLES

GOVERNMENT FUNDING MUST ADDRESS JOBKEEPER-STYLE LOOPHOLES The United Workers Union (UWU) welcomes today’s announcement of additional funding for the early education sector, but the Federal Government […]
August 10, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

BREAKING: REPORT SHOWS EARLY EDUCATION WORKFORCE IN CRISIS

BREAKING: REPORT SHOWS EARLY EDUCATION WORKFORCE IN CRISIS Today the United Workers Union (UWU) has released a ground-breaking report showing the early education is on the […]
July 13, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

FAILED VACCINE ROLL OUT LEAVES SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES UNSAFE

FAILED VACCINE ROLL OUT LEAVES SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES UNSAFE Teachers, Educators and Education Support Staff struggling to get access to vaccination has left schools and early learning […]
May 11, 2021
Big Steps Media Release

BUDGET FAILS WOMEN WORKING IN AGED CARE, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

BUDGET FAILS WOMEN WORKING IN AGED CARE, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE The Morrison Government’s attempt to show a commitment to women in this Budget ultimately […]
May 3, 2021

GOVERNMENT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FORGETS WORKERS IN EARLY EDUCATION

GOVERNMENT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FORGETS WORKERS IN EARLY EDUCATION The United Workers Union (UWU) welcomes additional Federal money for early education but the Federal Government’s recent announcement […]
Join your Union