AEU condemns Minister Pyne over Gaza

31 July 2014, Media Release Australian Education Union AEU condemns Minister Pyne’s failure to express any concern for hundreds of innocent children killed in Gaza The AEU has condemned Education Minister Christopher Pyne for failing to raise the humanitarian issue of schoolchildren being killed in Gaza during his current visit to Israel. Mr Pyne was…

AEU Victoria statement on Gaza

25 July 2014 Australian Education Union (Victoria Branch) The AEU (Vic Branch) condemns Israel’s latest horrific assault on the people of Palestine, which has resulted in over 750 deaths in the past three weeks – the overwhelming majority of the dead being civilians, and many of them children. The AEU supports the peaceful community protests…

Qld teachers pass Palestine resolution

The Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) has passed a resolution announcing that the “QTU joins the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Campaign initiated by Palestinian trade unions and civil society in 2005” and supporting the consumer boycott of Israeli goods.  With this resolution, the QTU joins the growing number of Australian unions heeding this non-violent Palestinian call…

Unions host Diana Buttu

A number of Australian unions have come together to host the Palestinian-Canadian lawyer, Ms Diana Buttu, in her first visit to Australia in June/July 2010 – AEU, AMWU, ANF, CEPU, CPSU-PSU, CPSU-SPSF, CFMEU.  View the AUSPalestine EVENTS page to see her public engagements near you. “Our Statement” is an expression from Australian unionists of our strong…