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  1. NTEU publishes green universities report

    Posted 7 November 2011 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    The Functional Dynamics of Green Universities was written by John Rafferty and Carolyn O’Dwyer of Charles Sturt University, with support of the NTEU NSW Division. It came out of a NSW union conference in late 2010, which examined the potential contribution of workers in the education and services industries to promote sustainability within their workplaces and their unions.
     
    The impetus for this report came from NTEU members who wanted to unpack some of the language around sustainability initiatives and green scorecards on campuses and develop a model for ongoing engagement. The writers issue a challenge to the Australian higher education sector to broaden and intensify its efforts for sustainability and embed these into their culture and practices.

    The report is available for download below and from www.pushingtheboundaries.org.au/reports

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  2. Public forum: Re-powering Australia for a safer future

    Posted 4 August 2011 by Kiraz Janicke (University of New South Wales)

    The NTEU Sustainability Network and the UNSW Enviro Collective are delighted to announce a public forum:

    REPOWERING AUSTRALIA FOR A SAFER FUTURE

    Featuring guest speaker: Mark Ogge, Beyond Zero ...

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  3. Re-powering Australia for a safer future

    Posted 4 August 2011 by Kiraz Janicke (University of New South Wales)

    The NTEU Sustainability Network and the UNSW Enviro Collective are delighted to announce a public forum:

    REPOWERING AUSTRALIA FOR A SAFER FUTURE

    1-2pm, Wed, August 17
    Venue: CLB8

    Guest speaker: ...

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  4. Don’t miss your chance to transform your thinking

    Posted 14 July 2011 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    Time is running out to register for Transforming Australia – jobs, industry and the green economy, the first national professional conference of its kind.
     
    With the Federal Government announcing its carbon pricing policy on Sunday, there has never been a better time to get informed and discuss the impacts of a carbon constrained economy on jobs, industry and regional economies in particular.


    Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the debate.

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  5. Climate Active Conference

    Posted 30 August 2010 by Jo Kowalczyk (NSW Division)

    Tim Noonan, Director of Campaigns and Communications, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the Climate Active Conference to be held on Saturday ...

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  6. Climate Active Conference 18 September - SAVE THE DATE

    Posted 17 August 2010 by Jo Kowalczyk (NSW Division)

    Education and Service Industry Union members respond to climate change

    Climate change is core business for unions. The education and service sector unions must organise for just transitions to a ...

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  7. Sustainability Network

    Posted 22 June 2010 by Jo Kowalczyk (NSW Division)

    The next meeting of the NSW Division Sustainability Network will be held by teleconference at 12pm Wednesday 30 June. Please email enviro@nsw.nteu.org.au to RSVP and received details.

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  8. Sustainability Network

    Posted 24 May 2010 by Jo Kowalczyk (NSW Division)

    The next meeting of the NSW Division Sustainability Network will be held on

    Wednesday 2 June at 12pm – 1pm

    Members are invited to participate in person or via teleconference - details for ...

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