Education Arbitration blog

Welcome to the Together Department of Education Arbitration blog. See below for updates about the arbitration for your wages and conditions.

Education EB and $1250 Update

Posted by Alex Scott on January 20, 2020

We hope you are having a positive start to 2020 at work.

Together we can make great improvements to work this year.


Education: Congratulations! Your ballot result was YES.

Posted by Kate Flanders on December 13, 2019

Congratulations! With a majority of Together members voting in the ballot for Department of Education agreement offer it was overwhelmingly approved.


Education: Vote now in the ballot!

Posted by Kate Flanders on December 10, 2019

After months of lobbying as well as pursuing our claims in arbitration we have been made a new offer to secure improvements on Monday 9th December. I’m sorry, I realise that the letter of offer does cause some confusion, particularly about wages, I have tried to put some clarification below.


Vote on the offer for your EB Agreement! - Dept of Education & OIR

Posted by Together Queensland on December 9, 2019

The Department has provided an offer for your EB Agreement. You can read it HERE.

The proposed translation table for Science Technicians is HERE.

Our union is a democratic one. This is your agreement, and it will govern your wages and conditions for the next three years. You now get to vote on whether you accept this offer.


Dept of Education: 3% and back-pay - When?

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 22, 2019

Following our win in the State Wage Case we have had it confirmed today that the 3% and back-pay to 1 September 2019 will be paid on 1 January 2020.


Together Union Newsletter – Department of Education

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 18, 2019

We hope you are having a good start to the week.


Education: GOOD NEWS FOR YOUR WAGES - We won the State Wage Case!

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 8, 2019

Great news! Yesterday evening the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission handed down their decision in the State Wage Case.