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  1. It’s so nice to get away for a few days – and even nicer if you are paid

    Posted 23 April 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

     

    I  hope that members working in universities got some personal time over the Easter break. But do spare a thought for your sessionally employed academic colleagues, who also ...

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  2. Media Release: Report of Demand Driven System Review exhibits blind faith in a market solution

    Posted 14 April 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    13 APRIL 2014

    The report of the Demand Driven Funding System Review released today seems to be having a bob each way according to the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).  The report is ...

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  3. eYarn April 2014 edition

    Posted 8 April 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Not long now before the first break of the year for most universities! It’s shaping up to be a very busy first half of the year for the NTEU. Bargaining is still underway at a number of sites ...

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  4. edXpress #12 (April 2014) out now!

    Posted 7 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    After a few month's hiatus, NTEU's free subscription based monthly e-bulletin, edXpress is back. With news and views on what’s happening on our campuses around the country, we file on ...

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  5. Have your say in the Member Advantage 2014 Satisfaction Survey

    Posted 1 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Member Advantage invites you to complete the Member Advantage 2014 Satisfaction Survey and go into the draw to win one of two $250 Westfield Gift Cards.

    This survey is conducted annually to ...

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  6. Andrew Bolt isn't a racist, but ...

    Posted 26 March 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    This article was originally posted at ABC's The Drum. Please click here for the original article

    Posted Tue 25 Mar 2014, 4:01pm AEDT

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  • Media Release: Fee hikes could lose money, NTEU warns in lead up to student protests

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports the National Union of Students (NUS) National Day of Action (NDA) to be held Wednesday 26 March.

    The NDA will give voice to concerns over the ...

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  • Academics for Refugees, Open Letter to Prime Minister Abbott

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Dear colleagues,

    Please consider signing the Open Letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott protesting the Government’s current policy towards asylum seekers.

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  • Bargaining State of Play, March 2014

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    The end of 2013 saw a number of breakthroughs in negotiations at universities including Tasmania, RMIT, Charles Darwin, Murdoch and ANU.  

    Seventeen NTEU-endorsed Agreements have been finalised, with bargaining at a number of other sites progressing well. However, there are a significant number of universities where progress has stalled, forcing Branches to consider taking industrial action.

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  • Freedom is not just another word

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Academic freedom is the freedom to conduct research, teach, speak and publish, subject to the norms and standards of scholarly inquiry, without interference or penalty, wherever the search for truth ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.