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  1. Financial impact of Budget changes on Australian universities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    There is no argument that future students will bear the greatest costs if the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education announced in 2014-15 Federal Budget are implemented. The ...

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  2. Impact of Budget changes on regional and outer metropolitan universities and communities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The consensus is that rural and regional communities will be hardest hit by the Budget’s higher education changes. This understanding is shared amongst higher education experts and by ...

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  3. Wikibomb planned to boost Wikipedia content on Australian women scientists

    Posted 4 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    Hot on the heels of NTEU/NUS/CAPA Bluestocking Week is National Science Week (16-24 August), during which the Australian Academy of Science is holding a Women of Science Wikibomb (14 ...

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  4. Cross the line and tell us your bluestocking story

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

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    This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.

    We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities.  In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.

    We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.

    We want to hear from all women in the university community:

    • students,
    • academics
    • professional and general staff
    • graduates
    • friends

    Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status

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  5. Why 'bonuses' are wasteful, inequitable and potentially dangerous

    Posted 24 July 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    Dear NTEU members at UC

    Yesterday you received an email from the Vice-Chancellor confirming UC management would persist with its ill-conceived ‘bonus’ proposal.

    This idea was first ...

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  6. No-one cares, vice-chancellor? The students and voters do

    Posted 22 July 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    This letter from Stephen Darwin, ACT Division Secretary, was printed in the Canberra Times today:

    On the day ANU vice-chancellor Ian Young claimed no one cares about university funding ...

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  7. UC e-bulletin 9/2014

    Posted 17 July 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

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    UC e-bulletin 9/2014

    Deregulation delusion; academic promotions policy; UCC bargaining; and more

  8. Petition for ANU Convocation to be convened to debate fee deregulation - please sign

    Posted 16 July 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    Dear NTEU members at ANU,

    The ANU Students' Association is petitioning Vice-Chancellor, Ian Young to call a meeting of the ANU Convocation. Convocation consists of graduates and diplomates of the ...

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  9. University funding cuts cause severe indigestion for government (SMH 14.7.14)

    Posted 14 July 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Crossbench senators with an ear to popular opinion could become even less co-operative when university cuts come before them, with new polling showing the Coalition’s changes are poison in voter-land.

    Extensive automated phone polling across 23 federal electorates taking in all states has found cuts in federal funding and changes to allow increased fees, higher loan charges, and access to limited federal funding by non-university course providers, have not gone over well with households.

    Sixty-nine per cent of those polled said they opposed “significant increases in fees” and 65 per cent said they opposed a 20 per cent funding

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  10. 2013/14 NTEU Taxation Statements

    Posted 9 July 2014 by Glenn Osmand (NTEU National Office)

    Current taxation statements for membership fees collected by the NTEU via Direct Debit, Credit Card and Invoice are available for download from your NTEU Member page.

    To access your statement, go ...

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