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  1. NTEU stands in solidarity with our colleagues in Turkey

    Posted 21 July 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Persecution of Academics for Peace escalates

    At least 23,427 academics have either lost their jobs at universities when their contracts were terminated or were dismissed from their positions, or ...

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  2. As 2016 ends…..

    Posted 22 December 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    We wish all NTEU members a safe and restive festive season, but we do not do this naively. 

     We are very well aware that for many university staff this time of year is always difficult as ...

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  3. #MakeThePledge - Domestic Violence Leave for all University Casual Staff

    Posted 28 July 2016 by Colin Long (Vic Division)

    Swinburne University is the only Victorian university that guarantees paid leave for casual staff experiencing domestic or family violence. RMIT does not exclude casual staff, but it does not ...

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  4. It is not over, but we can be proud of this!

    Posted 1 October 2015 by Genevieve Kelly (NSW Division)

    Today news broke confirming what we have expected since the Turnbull leadership challenge — the federal government is shelving its plans to slash university funding by 20 per cent and force up ...

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  5. A Response to: Andrew Norton’s Pursuing the demand driven reforms without fee deregulation

    Posted 24 September 2015 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Let’s call a spade a spade and a fee increase a fee increase.

    A Response to: Andrew Norton’s Pursuing the demand driven reforms without fee deregulation

    In a 23 September 2015 post ...

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  6. ALP releases real alternative higher education policy

    Posted 21 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Bill Shorten, today released the ALP’s higher education policy which the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says is in stark contrast to the unprincipled, ...

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  7. What did the NTEU win for ACU staff in the last few rounds of bargaining?

    Posted 21 September 2015 by Brigitte Garozzo (Australian Catholic University)

    “What have the Romans ever done for us?”

    Every now and then we need to take stock of where we are and how far we have travelled. The NTEU has achieved much over the past three Enterprise ...

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  8. Birmingham must rule out $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 September 2015 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the appointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as the new Minister for Education and Training claiming that this provides a chance to restart the ...

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  9. Confusion in reaction to PM Turnbull

    Posted 16 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Tony Abbott was dumped by his own party as Prime Minister of Australia because he was leading a government headed for defeat at the next election.

    However, let’s not confuse the issue of the ...

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  10. It has been a big 24 hours in Australian politics

    Posted 15 September 2015 by Genevieve Kelly (NSW Division)

    It has been a big 24 hours in Australian politics.

    Right now, we can’t know whether this change will be better or worse for our universities. But what it demonstrates is just how quickly ...

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