Our campaign for professional pay

As early childhood educators we are paid a third less than those teaching and caring for children just a few years older.

A responsible government that values every child would value every educator.

It is time for our wages to reflect the essential role we play in shaping the futures of Australian children.

Latest News

  • Posted - November 24, 2015

    We've had a big November stepping up the fight for pay equity.


    Early Childhood Educators in Melbourne, Victoria, 21st November 2015

  • Posted - November 24, 2015

    Centre director and United Voice member Eleni Maree Wilson spoke with Gina Rushton from The Australian about the federal government's "preposterous" plans to bill by the hour and abolish flat daily fees.



We will only win professional wages if we do something! Join United Voice and get involved in your branch, whether it is in the Hi Vis team of NSW, or in other initiatives in other states/territories. 

Retired librarian Betty attended a Big Steps event earlier today to support her great niece, Shannon, an educator who is continuing the fight her great aunt began. It's time for pay equity!

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