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  1. 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

  2. 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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  3. Why be a unionist in a university?

    Posted 16 November 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    Raewyn Connell (Professor Emerita, University of Sydney) was honoured with life membership of the Union at the 2014 NTEU National Council in recognition of her role as an active NTEU member and defender of quality, public higher education. 

    One of the many reasons Raewyn was honoured with life membership was her exceptional defence of higher education in her open letter and video to University of Sydney Vice Chancellor, Michael Spence, during NTEU industrial action in 2013. Click here to watch the video.

    After Council, we asked Raewyn to share why she felt it was important for higher education workers to unite and be active in the union.

    "The Union is now where the most creative and well-informed policy discussions about universities are happening. If Australian higher education is to change for the better, much of the thinking will come from the active membership of the NTEU."

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  4. 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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  5. EXTRA, EXTRA! Read all about it!

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    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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  6. NTEU Opening Statement to the HERRA Bill Senate Inquiry

    Posted 9 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Opening Statement to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014, 8 October 2014

    Jeannie Rea, ...

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  7. Changes to funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...

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  8. How much does your vice chancellor cost?

    Posted 30 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Vice Chancellor's Remuneration 2013

    The NTEU believes that the Australian public has the right to know how much it costs each of Australia’s public universities to remunerate their vice ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    VC Remuneration 2013 Revised

  9. Australian VC's Remuneration 2013

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

    The Competition has closed

    Thank you to all those who particpated. 

    We have a winner who will be notified by email.

    The answers will be released first thing Wednseday 1 ...

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  10. Make a Submission to the Senate Committee on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government’s Budget proposals to Higher Education will radically change the sector severely impacting on Universities, staff, and students.   The NTEU has been campaigning ...

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