Hunter teachers call for significant pay increase in state budget

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated June 20 2022 - 6:11am, first published 5:00am
Concerned: Jack Galvin Waight said the state government "continues to fail students, their families and the teaching profession". "Our students and teachers in the Hunter deserve better." Picture: Jonathan Carroll

HUNTER representatives for the two teachers' unions have labelled Premier Dominic Perrottet's floating of performance pay as a "distraction", ahead of a historic joint meeting that could lead to further industrial action.

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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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