Hunter Workers and politicians rally around school teachers before December 7 strike

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated December 4 2021 - 11:20pm, first published December 3 2021 - 5:30am
Concerned: Leigh Shears (left) said "this union town supports our teachers". Tim Crakanthorp (second from right) said a Labor government would sit with the federation "to work out a fair deal for them". Picture: Simone De Peak

FIVE coaches of Hunter public school teachers will travel to Sydney for a rally on Tuesday, when they will strike over what they say is inadequate pay and conditions and a shortage of educators.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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