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Posts tagged with media release

  1. NUS Rallies - NTEU backs students protesting Turnbull government’s continuing attacks on higher education

    Posted 17 March 2017 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports students rallying around the country today in protests organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) against the Turnbull government’s ...

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  2. Penalty rate cuts will lead to more students dropping out

    Posted 23 February 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Today’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to cut weekend penalty rates will have an adverse impact on students’ academic performance, says the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).

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  3. Union outraged as Murdoch University seeks to cancel enterprise agreement

    Posted 12 December 2016 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Murdoch University management has applied to the Fair Work Commission to terminate the enterprise agreement covering academic and general staff in a move the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) ...

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  4. Defending public higher education and opposing $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging voters in the 2 July federal election to stand up for Australia’s world class higher education system by supporting those candidates ...

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  5. Union calls on UniSuper to retract statement opposing banks Royal Commission

    Posted 26 April 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on the UniSuper superannuation fund CEO, Kevin O’Sullivan, to withdraw his public statement opposing a Royal Commission into the banks.

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  6. Media Release: Grattan Institute Proposal helps Government but not Students

    Posted 29 March 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    University graduates facing an uncertain job market are unfairly targeted by the Grattan Institute’s latest report recommending lowering the HELP repayment threshold, according to the National ...

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  7. NTEU to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy

    Posted 27 October 2015 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Australian Financial Review today reports that the NTEU has "voted to divest fossil fuel holdings from its investment portfolio - making it the first union in the country to do so".

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  8. NTEU to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy

    Posted 27 October 2015 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Australian Financial Review today reports that the NTEU has "voted to divest fossil fuel holdings from its investment portfolio - making it the first union in the country to do so".

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  9. ALP releases real alternative higher education policy

    Posted 21 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Bill Shorten, today released the ALP’s higher education policy which the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says is in stark contrast to the unprincipled, ...

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  10. Birmingham must rule out $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 September 2015 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the appointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as the new Minister for Education and Training claiming that this provides a chance to restart the ...

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