University of the Sunshine Coast

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  1. Media Release: University professional staff change the pace on Cup Day

    Posted 4 November 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    University staff are doing thousands of hours of unpaid overtime every year as they try to keep pace with the rate of change, increased enrolments and budget cuts.

    Pausing for a moment, over 120 ...

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  2. Media Release: Staff Vote for Industrial Action at University of QLD

    Posted 30 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) voted unanimously yesterday for further industrial action at the University of Queensland (UQ).

    From today NTEU members will be displaying ...

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  3. QLD Govt has gone feral with power after latest IR changes

    Posted 17 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    It's been a terrible day today for Queensland workers, including university staff.

    Today the LNP government introduced legislation bringing back Work Choices for workers in the state IR system ...

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  4. 2013 edition of Agenda magazine

    Posted 19 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2013 edition of NTEU's annual women's magazine, Agenda, is now available online. All NTEU women members will receive a copy in the post shortly.

    We're proud of this edition, which is packed with ...

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    Agenda vol. 21

    Holding the Line!

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  5. NTEU launches to highlight accumulating HELP debt

    Posted 6 September 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    A first degree shouldn’t cost a second mortgage!

    Australian students have accumulated debt from their university study of over $34 billion. We estimate outstanding HELP debt is ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    My Student Debt fact sheet

  6. If Tony Abbott wins, independent research loses

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has condemned Tony Abbott’s proposed Commission of Audit which will “re-prioritise” about $900 million in annual Australian Research ...

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  7. Will a university degree cost a second mortgage under Abbott?

    Posted 3 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)


    “The real reason for Tony Abbott’s silence on university funding in this election is because he does not want to reveal his real agenda – to increase the cost of going to ...

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  8. NTEU warns on higher education under Coalition

    Posted 28 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s election advertisements claim that university class sizes have almost doubled in a generation.

    This is not just a slogan. It is based upon published ...

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  9. NTEU and Australian Greens to co-host a #Votesmart ‘tweetup’

    Posted 27 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Australian Greens leader Senator Christine Milne and higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will join NTEU National President Jeannie Rea in a Vote Smart ‘tweetup’ on Thursday ...

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  10. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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