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  1. A tribute to Gough, in four parts

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Inger Mewburn (The Thesis Whisperer) this morning ditched the topic she was writing for her regular Advocate column in lieu of a tribute to Gough Whitlam. This column will appear in the upcoming ...

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  2. Vale Gough Whitlam: Champion of education and youth

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today pays tribute to Gough Whitlam, who as Prime Minister dragged Australia into a new era focused on equality and opportunity.

    Gough Whitlam had great faith ...

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  3. Media Release: Saddling students with debt is #UnAustralian

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU this morning released the UnAustralian: a satirical newspaper set in 2024 showing what Australia could look like if Christopher Pyne’s higher education changes pass the Senate.

    The ...

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  4. EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about hit

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Today NTEU members and supporters will be distributing a glimpse into the future should Pyne’s unfair higher education changes pass the Senate. The unAustralian will be available today online ...

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  5. Media Release: Staff morale at SCU ‘lower than a snake’s belly’

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at Southern Cross University have shown that low staff morale at the University is a serious issue despite claims from the VC that it was not.

    Staff members highlighted this in a survey on ...

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  6. Media Release: Dropping interest will make very little difference to student debts

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that dropping the highly controversial proposed interest rate on university student debts will have little impact on student debt levels. 

    “The NTEU is confident that cross ...

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    Fact Sheet
    (345 KB) - PDF

    Student debt without interest rate

    • Published: 21 Oct, 2014

  7. Media Release: Box Hill Institute in Lilydale a political stunt

    Posted 16 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Victorian Liberal Government has announced a so-called new education campus in Lilydale to be run by Box Hill Institute.

    NTEU represents workers in the tertiary education sector, including many ...

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  8. Chomsky: Thinking like corporations is harming American universities

    Posted 13 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Australian universities are increasingly precarious places to work. Apart from constant restructures and job losses, four out of five new jobs in the last decade are contract or casual. Over 80% of ...

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  9. NTEU launches TV ad campaign with GetUp! & NUS

    Posted 13 October 2014 by edXpress (edXpress)

    The NTEU in conjunction with GetUp! and the National Union of Students has launched a television ad campaign in the lead up to a Senate vote on the Higher Education & Research Amendment Bill.

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  10. Media Release: NTEU opening remarks - Senate Inquiry into HERRA Bill 2014

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    OPENING REMARKS

    JEANNIE REA, NTEU NATIONAL PRESIDENT

    SENATE INQUIRY INTO THE HIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH REFORM AMENDMENT BILL 2014

    (CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY)

     

    The National Tertiary ...

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