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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Education cuts community forums - what parents must know

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Quality education is the best investment we can make in our children’s future. The nations with the best education systems focus on quality and accessibility, making sure that every child gets ...

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  2. Media Release: NTEU wins case over 350 job cuts at La Trobe University

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The long running case against La Trobe University was brought to its conclusion this afternoon.

    The Fair Work Commission has made a number of findings, including that the suppression of certain ...

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  3. Media Release: Inquiry a chance for VCs to rule out $100,000 degrees.

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is confident that today’s Senate decision to refer the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to the Senate’s Education and ...

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  4. Senate Inquiry into Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Today the Senate agreed to refer the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to Senate’s Education and Employment Legislation Committee. 

    Details for the inquiry can be ...

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  5. Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2004

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The House Representatives has passed the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014. 

    The Bill includes amendments to the Higher Education Support Act (HESA) 2003 and other ...

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  6. Media Release: $100,000 degrees very likely according to Professor Chapman

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union, who have been accused of exaggeration on their claim that some university degrees will cost $100,000 if the Government’s budget changes are implemented, ...

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  7. Media Release: University staff call on Parliament to reject the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill tabled today

    Posted 28 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has today introduced legislation that if passed would see the most radical changes to the way Australian higher education is regulated and funded in over ...

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  8. Amanda Rishworth: Women will pay a higher price for the Government's higher education cuts

    Posted 27 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    While Federal Government changes to our Higher Education System will deter some from going to university, for others the greatest impact will be the significant increase in student debt.

    The ...

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  9. Media Release: Abbott must drop higher education policies to prove he cares about children’s futures

    Posted 25 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Tony Abbott’s concern for children being saddled “with debts that rob them of their futures” is little more than empty rhetoric unless his higher education policies are dumped in ...

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  10. NTEU Release: UTS staff to go on strike

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Less than a month after the arrival of new Vice-Chancellor, Attila Brungs, academic staff at UTS are embarking on a 24-hour strike.  

    The strike will begin at 8am, this Wednesday 20 August. ...

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