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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Bust the Budget rally.

    Posted 1 July 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    There will be an important rally to Bust the Budget this Sunday, 6th July, at noon outside Parliament House.

    As we all know, the new Senate is an unpredictable imbalance of power and a strong ...

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  5. Media Release: Young must come clean on future ANU fees.

    Posted 2 June 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    Young must come clean on future ANU fees.

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today called on ANU Vice-­Chancellor, Ian Young, to immediately come clean on the real level of future fees ...

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  6. Mass Protest Meeting to call for an end to current asylum seeker policies.

    Posted 23 May 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    The ACT Refugee Action Coalition will hold a mass protest meeting on June 28, in the Llewellyn Hall at ANU, to vote on a motion which will then be presented to Parliament. The motion will ...

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  7. Why Australian students are now set to pay more for less

    Posted 19 May 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    The Guardian has just published an article by ACT Division Secretary Stephen Darwin: 'Australian students are now set to pay more for less', which provides an analysis and historical context to the ...

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  8. Travel to work insurance - downloadable poster

    Posted 6 May 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    Would you like to help  promote union membership to your colleagues, in the easiest way possible - by putting a poster on your door or noticeboard? Here is a poster about our new Journey to Work ...

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  9. May Day rally in Canberra

    Posted 26 March 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    ACTU President Ged Kearney will speak at this year's ACT May Day rally. Join fellow unionists to celebrate the long, and continuing, history of workers' fighting for and winning better ...

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  10. Don't believe everything you read in the papers

    Posted 4 February 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    SPC Ardmona has produced a media release refuting a number of claims about work conditions and their costs which Federal government ministers have been made this week, and several news outlets ...

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