NTEU National Office

All Posts

  1. The certainties: In 2015 NTEU keeps advocating for public higher education while Pyne keeps pushing deregulation and funding cuts

    Posted by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    NTEU members in universities will have returned in the New Year wondering if they had any break at all from Minister for Education Pyne’s relentless efforts to deregulate fees and cut ...

    Read More

  2. Public consultations occurring on Defence Trade Controls amendments

    Posted 22 January 2015 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Public consultations about the Defence Trade Controls Amendment Bill 2015 (the Bill) are currently taking place all around the country until 30 January 2015.

    The Bill is meant to improve the Defence ...

    Read More

  3. Employers and Business Groups Target Gender Equity Reporting in Review

    Posted 21 January 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Employers and Business Groups Target Gender Equity Reporting in Review 

    On 25 March 2014, Senator Eric Abetz, Minister for Employment and Senator Michaelia Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime ...

    Read More

  4. Media Release: Abbott & Pyne's higher education policy Trojan horse

    Posted 21 January 2015 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The government’s latest gambit to try and attract senate support for their unfair university deregulation legislation should be treated with the contempt they deserve, according to the National ...

    Read More

  5. Media Release: HECS advertisements a colossal failure

    Posted 27 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Only 18% of Australians support the use of public money to promote the Abbott Government’s higher education proposals, according to polling commissioned by the National Tertiary Education ...

    Read More

  6. Media Release: MYEFO confirms NTEU analysis: student debt to reach $100 billion in 2020

    Posted 16 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has confirmed the Abbott Government is shifting debt on a grand scale, and shirking its responsibility to properly fund education, the NTEU said ...

    Read More

  7. The MYEFO on higher education

    Posted 16 December 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    MYEFO tells us that projected Budget savings from higher education have been revised down from over $5 billion over four years at the time of the May Budget, to $642.4 million, following the recent ...

    Read More

  8. The real facts about higher education

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has launched a widespread advertising campaign to promote his higher education policy using television and radio ads as well as posters and a new ...

    Read More

    Fact Sheet
    (455 KB) - PDF

    The real facts about higher education

    • Published: 15 Dec, 2014

  9. Media Release: NTEU congratulates students on their VCE results

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today congratulated the thousands of Victorian students who received their VCE results today and warned them not to let Tony Abbott’s unfair higher ...

    Read More

  10. Deregulation Mark II

    Posted 12 December 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Higher Education and Research Reform Bill (2) 2014 (introduced 3 December 2014)


    The Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 (the Bill) was reintroduced into the House of Representatives the ...

    Read More

    Fact Sheet
    (86 KB) - DOCX