Find the support you need

By becoming a member of the NSW Teachers Federation you will be joining a union that continues to deliver improved working conditions and a quality public education system. In addition, the Federation has a range of benefits and services for members.

Campaigning Union

The Federation prides itself on successfully campaigning with teachers for a quality public education system. The improvements achieved in public schools and colleges across NSW are a direct result of Federation policy democratically developed by members. The Federation is committed to building a strong public education system that not only benefits teachers, students and parents, but the whole community.

Confidential Advice And Assistance

As a member, you will be entitled to a full range of workplace and professional support services. Over the phone information and advice is available from the Communications room.



Through our free online journal ‘Education’, the Federation keeps you informed of developments in education plus services available to members. ‘Education’ is also available as a iPad app. The Federation Library provides members with a comprehensive range of publications on education.

Federation Website

The Federation website contains useful information, including the latest Federation news and campaign material.

Future Teacher Scholarships

Each year the Federation awards fourteen (14) future teacher scholarships to university students undertaking studies in initial teacher education, who intend to teach in NSW public schools on completion of their degree.

Free Membership for Students

Joining the NSW Teachers Federation is free for student teachers as long as you are not receiving any income as a teacher from the Department of Education and Training.