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  1. Go Home On Time

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Today is Go Home On Time Day.

    Go Home On Time Day starts a conversation about work/life balance. One in two Australians are not spending as much time with their family as they’d like. ...

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    Go home on time

  2. Media Release: Compromise misses the point

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Any changes to higher education which allow universities to charge students whatever they like for a university degree must not be allowed to proceed, the NTEU said today.

    The NTEU continues to call ...

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  3. Humanities & Social Sciences: For the Public Good

    Posted 28 November 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    This year’s Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) National Forum explored the theme of the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Public Good. NTEU sent two members to the ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, November 2014

  4. Media Release: NTEU urges Senate to reject unfair university changes

    Posted 24 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union reiterated today that the senate should reject the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill.

    “Last minute calls from Universities Australia to ...

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  5. Media Release: NTEU launches Federal Court action against La Trobe

    Posted 20 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU applied to the Federal Court of Australia today for a permanent injunction that would stop forced sackings at La Trobe University.

    La Trobe University announced on 28th February 2014 that ...

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  6. Media Release: NTEU to address insecure work in Tasmania

    Posted 19 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    One in two university staff are employed casually or on fixed term contacts, half of teaching is done by academics employed for just a few hours a week, research staff are repeatedly reapplying for ...

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  7. Media Release: La Trobe University loses touch with the needs of the community

    Posted 17 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the Bendigo campus are concerned that the university is making cuts to staff, courses and subjects at the Bendigo campus because senior management is out of touch with the local community, ...

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  8. Insecure Work Conference: join us online

    Posted 13 November 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    This post is republished from the CASA (Casual, Adjunct, Sessional staff and their Allies) blog. We thank them for the opportunity to publish to their blog, and their formidable activism and ...

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  9. New Refugee Laws To Impact on Human Rights

    Posted 12 November 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU is appalled at new legislation proposed by Government aimed at reducing the rights and humane treatment of refugees. 

    The  Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment ...

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  10. Ian Lowe: TamU celebrates deregulation

    Posted 12 November 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Yes, it is that time of the year again. I can hear the groans of despair and reverberating thuds of Advocate copies hitting the waste paper bin, as staff realise I have again made my annual ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, November 2014