Schools Agreement 2017

AEU Victoria has reached a deal with the state government for a new Victorian Government Schools Agreement (VGSA).

The agreement was passed with an overwhelming 87.5% YES vote in the employee ballot.

In total, 47,219 employees voted YES, and 6,528 voted NO.

For the first time in a generation, we have a proposed agreement that takes significant action on workload and contracts.

Key features of this agreement:

  • Four non-teaching, professional practice days per year for teachers
  • 13-17.5% pay increases over the life of the agreement
  • Provision for thousands of teachers and ES staff to be translated to ongoing
  • Principals' salary increase of 17.1% over the life of the agreement
  • Significant pay increase for CRTs.

VGSA 2017

VGSA implementation Guide & other resources  

List of additional commitments




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