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  1. Government announces pilot studies into research engagement and impact

    Posted 22 November 2016 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    On Monday 21 November 2016, the Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, announced that applications were open for institutions to take part in pilot studies of ways to measure ...

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  2. Go Home On Time Day, Wednesday 23 November 2016

    Posted 17 November 2016 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU encourages members to participate in the annual Go Home On Time Day on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

    According to the latest figures from The Australia Institute, unpaid overtime in the ...

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  3. Life Membership for NTEU Foundation President, Di Zetlin (Advocate 23 03)

    Posted 10 November 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Di Zetlin was one of the founding figures of the NTEU, and was the foundation President of the Union. Before that, she was a leading figure in the NTEU’s predecessor union the Federation of Australian University Staff Associations (FAUSA) and a pioneer of modern university staff unionism.

    In addition to being a leading figure in unions in the higher education sector, Di had a long and remarkable involvement with the Left and the labour movement more widely from the late 1960s on, including the peace movement (working for the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation) and civil rights movement (from contacts with the Black Panther movement in the US to the Black Movement in Queensland under the Bjelke-Petersen

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  4. National Council 2016: Every member counts (Advocate 23 03)

    Posted 10 November 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    By Jeannie Rea, National President

    NTEU’s annual National Council meeting included many new faces, as following recent elections 35 new Councillors joined 98 re-elected delegates to participate in the three day conference.

    The major focus of the meeting was upon building a recruitment culture, which is particularly timely in view of the looming round of university enterprise bargaining, which is already well underway in Western Australia and started at several other sites around the

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  5. Advocate vol. 23 no. 3 out now

    Posted 9 November 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Dear Member, 

    The latest edition of Advocate (vol. 23, no. 3) is now available online. PDF download is available here, or read the hi-res emag online. You will receive ...

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    Advocate, November 2016

    "A Fair Go for all university staff"
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  6. Keep Calm and Come to the NTEU End-of-Year Lunch

    Posted 9 November 2016 by Lachlan Hurse (University of Queensland)

    SIPPY DOWNS: Tuesday 29 November, 12 noon, Innovation Centre

    FRASER COAST Thursday 1 December, 12 noon, Venue TBC

    The NTEU at USC is celebrating its achievements in 2016 with an End-of-Year ...

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    USC 2016 End-of-Year Lunch: Sippy Downs

    • Published: 09 Nov, 2016
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    Keep Calm and Come to the NTEU End-of-Year Lunch
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  7. New reports shows there is no crisis in higher education funding

    Posted 3 November 2016 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    New reports shows there is no crisis in higher education funding


    A recently released LH Martin Institute paper entitled Resourcing Australia’s tertiary education sector authored ...

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  8. URGENT – Protect Australia’s Paid Parental Leave

    Posted 26 October 2016 by Susan Kenna (NTEU National Office)

    Malcolm Turnbull hopes to cut parental leave entitlements as soon as 1 January 2017.

    This means that women who are currently pregnant may have to change their plans, with estimates that families ...

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  9. NTEU Lecture: Dennis Altman on reviving civic culture after Trump

    Posted 21 October 2016 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is proud to announce that Professor Dennis Altman will present the 6th NTEU Lecture in Sydney on 1 December, under the title ‘Reviving Civic Culture after Trump: The Role of ...

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