Big Steps Towards Equal Pay

Today I spoke to a room packed with journalists, academics, women’s organisations, early childhood organisations and fellow educators. I am an early childhood educator from Plumpton and I was the closing speaker at the very first United Voice Pay Equity Conference in Sydney. 

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MEDIA RELEASE: What next in fight for equal pay?

Gender pay inequality, which should have been resolved in the 20th Century, is alive and still going strong in Australia halfway through the second decade of the 21st Century. Why fixing the pay imbalance has stalled and how to fix it will be the subject of a national conference in Sydney today.

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Lobbying in Canberra!

Big Steps Educators from all over the country came together to lobby politicians in Canberra today.

Check out our video of the event on Facebook

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Our #EqualPayDay video goes viral!

Early Childhood Educators' Day is on the 7th of September, just one day before Equal Pay Day falls! So with both of these important dates just around the corner, we've recorded a video message for Malcolm Turnbull.

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Hughesy: the 1st Big Steps Ambassador!

After making some controversial comments about educators, radio celebrity and comedian Dave Hughes was challenged by United Voice members to visit a centre and find out what it's really like to be an early childhood professional.   

When Hughesy arrived today for the challenge, he tried to look cool - but it was pretty clear just how nervous he was. 

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