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  1. Media Release: MYEFO confirms NTEU analysis: student debt to reach $100 billion in 2020

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

    The Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has confirmed the Abbott Government is shifting debt on a grand scale, and shirking its responsibility to properly fund education, the NTEU said ...

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  2. The MYEFO on higher education

    Posted 16 December 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    MYEFO tells us that projected Budget savings from higher education have been revised down from over $5 billion over four years at the time of the May Budget, to $642.4 million, following the recent ...

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  3. The real facts about higher education

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has launched a widespread advertising campaign to promote his higher education policy using television and radio ads as well as posters and a new ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    The real facts about higher education

    • Published: 15 Dec, 2014

  4. Media Release: NTEU congratulates students on their VCE results

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today congratulated the thousands of Victorian students who received their VCE results today and warned them not to let Tony Abbott’s unfair higher ...

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  5. Deregulation Mark II

    Posted 12 December 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Higher Education and Research Reform Bill (2) 2014 (introduced 3 December 2014)


    The Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 (the Bill) was reintroduced into the House of Representatives the ...

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    Fact Sheet
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  6. Media Release: Pyne's smoke and mirrors over 'new' scholarships

    Posted 4 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education’s announcement of ‘new’ scholarships from a ‘proposed’ Higher Education Participation Scholarships Fund is yet another education reform ...

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  7. Media Release: Amended TEQSA Bill a considerable improvement on government's original proposal

    Posted 4 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Abbott Government has passed the TEQSA Bill today with amendments that address concerns raised by the NTEU.

    The NTEU concerns were articulated in its submission to the Senate Inquiry into the ...

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  8. We’re all going on a summer holiday – well, some of us …

    Posted 3 December 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The following article by Associate Professor Sarah Kaine appeared in The Conversation on Wednesday 3 December 2014. She is a member of the NTEU UTS Branch Committee.

    The idea of the “summer ...

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  9. Media Release: $100,000 degrees still on the horizon

    Posted 3 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Yet again, the Abbott Government has ignored the public, university staff, students and their families in refusing to dump their unfair university changes.

    Instead, it has cobbled together a ...

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  10. Media Release: NTEU applauds defeat of higher education changes

    Posted 2 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU applauds the majority of Australian senators who tonight refused to pass the Abbott Government’s radical and destructive changes to university funding that would have led to many ...

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