More than 40,000 Queensland teachers are considering industrial action if the state’s government refuses their wage demands.
If a union-government deal goes ahead, high-performing teachers’ salaries could soon be bumped up to $100,000.
Making news this week, a top school faces animal cruelty allegations, principals fear investigation and Aurukun teachers get evacuated again.
A tribunal’s ruling recently allowed a convicted drug smuggler to teach in Victorian schools – but some have protested the decision.
Teachers who had chosen to return to their troubled North Queensland town have now been forced to evacuate a second time.
Figures show that in some states, violent attacks on teachers are on the rise – but what’s behind this worrying trend? The Educator investigates.