The Education Queensland EBA Agreement: What You Need to Know
The Education Queensland EBA Agreement, also known as the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement, is an important contract between the Queensland Government and its public school employees. This agreement sets out the terms and conditions for employment, including pay rates, working hours, and entitlements.
The current EBA Agreement, which covers the period from 2019-2022, was negotiated between the Queensland Government, the Department of Education, and the Queensland Teachers’ Union. It covers teachers, school leaders, support staff, and administrative employees across the state’s public schools.
One of the key features of the EBA Agreement is its focus on improving work-life balance and reducing workload for teachers. This includes measures such as capping face-to-face teaching hours, introducing additional non-contact time, and providing more support for planning and preparation.
Another important aspect of the agreement is its commitment to providing fair and competitive pay rates for public school employees. The EBA Agreement includes annual pay increases, as well as provisions for extra allowances and bonuses based on qualifications and experience.
In addition to these provisions, the EBA Agreement also covers a range of other employment issues, such as leave entitlements, flexible work arrangements, and workplace health and safety.
Overall, the Education Queensland EBA Agreement is an important document that sets out the terms and conditions for employment in the state’s public schools. It aims to provide fair and equitable treatment for all employees, while also improving work-life balance and reducing workload for teachers.
If you would like to learn more about the Education Queensland EBA Agreement, you can access the full document on the Department of Education’s website. Alternatively, you can contact your union representative for further information and support.