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  1. Media Release: Government’s higher education changes will cost marginal seats

    Posted 14 July 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Independent polling commissioned by the National Tertiary Education Union has confirmed that a range of marginal Government MPs would lose their seats if an election were held tomorrow.

    The poll ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    UMR Polling_All Seats_14Jul2014

    • Published: 14 Jul, 2014

  2. Media Release: Pyne’s new Commonwealth Scholarships scheme is inequitable and unworkable

    Posted 25 June 2014 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) analysis (attached) shows that the proposed new Commonwealth Scholarship scheme for higher education students introduced as part of the 2014-15 Federal Budget ...

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  3. Media Release: Thousands to protest against unfair and cruel budget

    Posted 11 June 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of people will take to the streets tomorrow in Bust the Budget Rallies to demonstrate their opposition to the Abbott-Hockey Government’s first budget. Rallies will be held around the ...

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  4. Media Release: Pyne must release full details of higher education policy impacts

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

    Pyne’s comments in today’s Australian clearly demonstrate a Minister who doesn’t know his own policy and who is making it up on the run.

    Christopher Pyne and the Coalition have cut ...

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  5. Media Release: Melbourne University - pay more, get less

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

    Students at the University of Melbourne are poised to pay more and get less thanks to both the university and government policy.

    In an email to staff, Melbourne University Vice Chancellor, Professor ...

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  6. Pyne’s “Age of Inequity” for higher education

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

    NTEU analysis released today (download available below) shows the Government’s proposed changes to higher education funding and regulation are fundamentally unfair and will impact most heavily on disadvantaged students and universities with large numbers of disadvantaged students.

    “Christopher Pyne’s time as the Minister for Education may well become to be known as the Age of Inequity,” said Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President.

    The Union’s analysis of the Budget’s higher education equity measures shows that disadvantaged students will be hit hardest by the policy changes which include increased fees, higher levels of debt and cuts to start-up and relocation

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  7. Media Release: Full day ‘Sport Strike’ at La Trobe Melbourne (Navitas)

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

    Staff at La Trobe Melbourne (Navitas) will strike again today in response to management’s unwillingness to negotiate fairly with staff.

    Last week, staff participated in protected industrial ...

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  8. Media Release: $100,000 degrees and loan repayments into your future

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

    NTEU research released today shows the impact increased university fees will have on students.

    The research also includes predictions of how far fees will rise under the new arrangements as ...

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  9. Media Release: Students have a right to protest against unfair cuts to university funding

    Posted 20 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging universities to not disadvantage students who participate in National Union of Students protests around the country tomorrow.

    “The NTEU ...

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  10. Media Release: Budget: Road to ruin for public higher education

    Posted 13 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Tonight’s budget has seen Tony Abbott succeed in his quest to be known as an ‘infrastructure prime minister’.

    He and Christopher Pyne have paved a road to ruin for our public ...

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