Community involvement


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NSW/ACT

Teachers Health Fund has been supporting the well-being of teachers in NSW since 1954, and we are now the fifth largest fund in the state with over 80,000 members. We regularly attend events run by or in conjunction with the DET, NSWTF, and the IEU.

Key events:

  • NSWTF Annual Conference
  • Beginning Teacher Conferences
  • Graduate seminars at various universities
  • Women’s Conferences
  • NSWTF Aboriginal Conference
  • NSWTF Principals Conference
  • School Admin and Support Staff Conferences
  • TAFE new staff inductions
  • GLBTI Fair Day

NSW is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Pete Randall
  • Brian Jones
  • Julie Batty

Last year we visited over 650 schools and workplaces throughout NSW.

Note: Members in Sydney, Western Sydney and Newcastle can easily access a Teachers Health Centre for Eyecare and Dental services.

 

Victoria

We first started actively joining members in Victoria in 2004, and since then over 12,500 members have decided to trust us with their health insurance needs. Throughout the year we attend AEU and VIEU conferences, union rep training, beginning teacher events and support the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

Key events:

  • Education Show
  • Teachers Games
  • AEU Federal Conference
  • National AEU Reps Meeting
  • Union rep training
  • Union recruitment blitzes
  • VIT sessions

Victoria is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Sarah Kupsch
  • Peter Brettell

Last year we visited over 320 schools and workplaces throughout Victoria.

Note: Members located in the Richmond area can easily access a Teachers Health Centre for Eyecare and Dental services.

 

South Australia

Since our first South Australian school visit in 2008, our membership has grown to over 5000 members.

In 2011 we had the pleasure of sponsoring a delegate from each state to attend the AEU National New Educators Conference in Adelaide, as part of our commitment to supporting the education community.

Key events:

  • AEU and IEU Reps Conferences
  • SSO Conferences
  • Beginning Teacher Conferences
  • AEU Wellbeing Day
  • Union rep training
  • Union recruitment blitzes

South Australia is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Tony Johnston
  • Sue Brenkley

Last year we visited over 320 schools and workplaces throughout South Australia.

 

Western Australia

We first started visiting schools in WA in mid 2009 and now have over 1500 members in this state. We work closely with the SSTUWA, attending union conferences and union recruitment blitzes. Teachers Health Fund is a proud sponsor of the DET WA Education Awards in the Beginning Teacher of the Year category, which recognises promising new teachers.

Key events:

  • DET WA Education Awards – sponsorship of Beginning Teacher of the Year award
  • DET New Teachers Welcome Day
  • New Educators Conference
  • Union rep training
  • Union recruitment blitzes

Western Australia is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Jenny McNally
  • Robert Pitt

Last year we visited over 320 schools and workplaces throughout Western Australia.

 

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory is serviced by our South Australian Business Development Officers. They organise visits to both government and independent schools.

Key events:

  • AEU-NT Annual Conference
  • Union recruitment blitzes

Northern Territory is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Tony Johnston
  • Sue Brenkley

Last year we visited over 25 schools and workplaces within Northern Territory.

 

Tasmania

Tasmania is serviced by our Victorian Business Development Officers. They organise visits to both government and independent schools.

Key events:

  • AEU Reps Conference
  • AEU Support Staff Conference
  • AEU Beginning Teachers Conference
  • Union recruitment blitzes

Tasmania is supported by Business Development Officers:

  • Sarah Kupsch
  • Brian Jones

Last year we visited over 25 schools and workplaces throughout Tasmania.