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

    Posted 19 January 2015 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 ...

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  2. NTEU stands in solidarity with missing Mexican students

    Posted 23 December 2014 by Lachlan Hurse (Qld Division)

    The Queensland Division of the National Tertiary Education Union stands with the movement of unionists and students around the world to express our solidarity with the families of the missing ...

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  3. 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 ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    The real facts about higher education

    • Published: 15 Dec, 2014

  4. Job Cuts Loom for JCU Staff

    Posted 3 December 2014 by Peter Whalley-Thompson (James Cook University)

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    Media Release
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    Job Cuts Loom for JCU Staff

    • Published: 03 Dec, 2014

    Article form Cairns Post 1/12/14 re Job Cuts at JCU

  5. eYarn Oct/Nov 2014 edition

    Posted 21 November 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    We’re nearing the end of the year now with assessment time underway and another National Council done and dusted. We hope the assessment period and end of year is treating everyone well! ...

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  6. Media Release: JCU does the dirty on cleaners

    Posted 11 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Cleaners made redundant by James Cook University back in May are dismayed that university management have failed to pay the additional money they are owed, despite being directed to do so by the ...

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  7. NTEU supports UK HE Union Anti-casualisation Day of Action

    Posted 10 November 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU the sent the following message of solidarity to UCU (University and College Union UK), which was posted on their Anti-casualisation Day of Action live wall. Take a look at the wall – ...

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  8. NTEU defeats JCU after it tries to take staff to the cleaners

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU has defeated an application in the Federal Court by James Cook University (JCU) that sought to unilaterally change the wording in the Agreement to enshrine management’s interpretation ...

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    Advocate, November 2014

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  9. NTEU welcomes formation of NAPU

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President

     The National Alliance for Public Universities (NAPU) was launched earlier today, and when I last checked, had attracted 854 likes on Facebook.  ...

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  10. EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Today NTEU members and supporters will be distributing a glimpse into the future should Pyne’s unfair higher education changes pass the Senate. The unAustralian will be available today online ...

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