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  1. NTEU Celebrates International Women's Day - March 8th

    Posted 8 March 2011 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU today is celebrating a century of advances for women, at work and in the community. 

    NTEU has been at the forefront of advocating for women's rights, both in the workplace and ...

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  2. NTEU Media Release - Government Must Heed Calls for Increased Student Funding if Quality is the Priority

    Posted 2 March 2011 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU has today warned the Federal Government that unless public funding per student is increased, the growth in student numbers required by the Federal Government’s push to have 40% of 25 ...

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  3. Australian Learning and Teaching Council

    Posted 18 February 2011 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Member for Denison (Tasmania) has just announced that he has reached an agreement with the Government in exchange for his support for the introduction of the ...

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  4. Review of ERA 2010 Ranked Outlets List

    Posted 16 February 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following the publication of the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2010 National Report, the ARC is reviewing the ERA 2010 ranked journal and conference lists. Public consultations are ...

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  5. Media Release: Leadership on international student welfare begins with human rights

    Posted 25 January 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President Jeannie Rea today called for the Australian Government to sign the Migrant Workers Convention as a catalyst to transforming the public debate on international student rights and ...

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  6. SMH article: Ageing academics set timebomb

    Posted 17 January 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    An article highlighting the implications of the ageing academic workforce was published in the Sun Herald yesterday. You can find the online link here.

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  7. Government Funded Paid Parental Leave Scheme Has Arrived!

    Posted 4 January 2011 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government's new Paid Parental Leave scheme commenced from January 1st 2011 and will provide improved support and financial security for new families.  New parents will receive 18 ...

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  8. NTEU on Academic Casualisation in University World News

    Posted 12 December 2010 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    University World News reported earlier this week on the new analysis of academic casual numbers conducted by Griffith researcher Robyn May. The NTEU's position, calling the attention of the sector to ...

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  9. Media Release: Scale of Casual Teaching a Wake-Up Call for Australian Universities

    Posted 8 December 2010 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President, Jeannie Rea, today responded with unease over the latest available data extrapolating the scale of casual teaching at Australian universities. Collected directly from the university ...

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  10. Reforming ESOS Consultation Paper

    Posted 7 December 2010 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    On 7 November 2010 Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, invited feedback on the second phase of reforms proposed for the ESOS framework and legislation. The Department released a ...

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