Unions
Descriptors are taken from the organisations’ websites.

VICTORIAN INDEPENDENT EDUCATION UNION  represents members who work in non government education in Victoria.
Whether you are in teaching or non-teaching employment (such as laboratory staff), you are eligible to join VIEU. For information about VIEU, go to the website or talk to an organiser on 9254 1860.

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION UNION – Benefits of joining the AEU include advice regarding work agreements, professional support and development programs, union training and free legal advice regarding work matters

Community and Public Sector Union has a national membership of 200,000 including colleagues employed right across the Victorian Public Sector. Together with our members, the Union conducts a never ending campaign to improve the terms and conditions of employment, as well as providing specialist individual help or representation if you need it. CPSU offers industrial protection and that ensures you have the principal public sector organisation looking after your working rights, winning wage increases, protecting your conditions, and providing personal industrial assistance when you need it.
In addition, the Union also, provides a wide range of membership benefits and services.

Suppliers

Haines Educational
Science Supply Australia P/L
Southern Biological Supplies
Westlab
Scientrific
Cider House Tech Pty Ltd  – Doug Bail
Apps Laboratories
Crown Scientific – laboratory supplies
Cospak – glass and plastic containers
Edusupplies – suppliers and servicers of microscopes
Jaycar Electronics
Gallay Medical & Scientific Pty. Ltd.
MadLab – Adam Selinger lab supplies
Rowe Scientific
The Logical Interface
Principles and Practice (Harvey Edwards repair services)
Electus (http://www.techbrands.com/ ) who are the wholesaler for Jaycar and much cheaper.