Upper Hunter teachers welcome new pay deal

September 6, 2023 9:01 am in by
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The teacher’s union said its’ members here in the Upper Hunter have fought hard to gain a decent pay rise.

The public school educators are expected to rubber-stamp the new deal offered by the State Government when they meet next week.

Under the offer….graduate teachers will become the highest paid in the country with 85 thousand dollars a year in a bid to attract more people to take up the profession.

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The union’s Upper Hunter Organiser Jack Galvin Waight said top-earning teachers’ pay packets will also increase by 8 percent.


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