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  1. AUR Call for Papers for 2017 Special Issue: ACTIVISM AND THE ACADEMY

    Posted 6 September 2016 by Ian Dobson (NTEU National Office)

    Guest Editors: Agnes Bosanquet (Macquarie University), Kate Bowles (University of Wollongong) and Karina Luzia (Independent scholar)

    What does it mean to be an activist or to do activist work in a ...

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  2. Connect, Aug 2016

    Posted 29 August 2016 by Jeannie Rea (Uni Casual)

    Dear Colleague,
    The latest issue of Connect (vol. 9, no. 2), the NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academics in Australian universities, is now available online as a PDF or an e-book

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  3. Expressions of support urged for Turkey’s threatened higher education sector

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

    Scholars at Risk, the international network dedicated to protecting scholars and the freedom to think, question and share ideas, is gravely concerned about the sweeping actions taken against ...

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  4. Fee Deregulation in Death Throes following Federal Election

    Posted 4 July 2016 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Election outcome has finally put to rest the Coalition’s university deregulation agenda. On current expectations, NTEU's Defenders of Higher Education are very likely to have ...

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  5. Make Equality Happen!

    Posted 21 June 2016 by David Willis (QUTE Blog)

    Make Equality Happen, NTEU Branch Kit

    Branch Committees and activists,

    Here are a number of resources to help you put the Liberals last and to make equality happen!

    In the shadow of the recent ...

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  6. This is real – your vote does matter (Advocate 23 02)

    Posted 21 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In this long federal election campaign it has become far too easy to be cynical and to disengage other than to ‘like’ the occasional witty meme on Facebook. 

    As we enter the final weeks of the election campaign will intensify and the big money will start advertising. The alcohol and gambling lobbies will go for Xenophon. The coal miners and their mates, including the nuclear industry, will throw their massive resources against the Greens, to not only stop Green electoral gains, but to send the message to Labor and to Turnbull to watch their step. The relatively benign coverage given to the minor players will switch off. Wilkie, Lazarus, Lambie and other recontesting Independents and new candidates will struggle to be heard at the very time their voices are needed against the cacophony of the two party

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  7. 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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  8. Advocate vol. 23 no. 2 out now

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The June 2016 edition of Advocate, vol. 23 no. 2, is now available online. Members will receive their print version this week, or their e-delivery notification today (20 June).

    This edition ...

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    Advocate, June 2016

    Federal Election 2016. $100,000 degrees? No way.
  9. ALP announces cuts to higher education funding

    Posted 14 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Last Friday (10 June) the ALP announced that they were prepared to renege upon their outright opposition to all the savings measures originally announced by Christopher Pyne in the 2104-15 Budget.


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  10. NTEU condemns police shooting protesting PNG students

    Posted 8 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU condemns police shooting protesting PNG students

    On behalf of the NTEU, I condemn the shooting of students and civilians in Papua New Guinea, after police reportedly opened fire on a crowd of ...

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