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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. 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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    The real facts about higher education

    • Published: 15 Dec, 2014

  3. 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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  4. These are challenges we must face as a collective—it’s about the power of solidarity.

    Posted 16 November 2014 by Adam Knobel (University of Wollongong)

    I want to share with you what the NTEU means to me. 
     
    NTEU means fairer pay, benefits, and working conditions for all members; Unions are not an individualistic entity. The NTEU operates ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Petition: Sign for security!

    Posted 6 November 2014 by Adam Knobel (University of Wollongong)

    With the continued stalling of Enterprise Bargaining, falling behind the 32 other Universities that have successfully completed Agreements, University of Wollongong management has failed in its ...

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    Petition: Sign for security!

    With the continued stalling of Enterprise Bargaining, falling behind the 32 other Universities that have successfully completed Agreements, University of Wollongong management has failed in its responsibilities to staff, students and the broader community

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  8. 32 other unis have settled bargaining: Why haven’t we?

    Posted 5 November 2014 by Adam Knobel (University of Wollongong)

    Come along for an update on enterprise bargaining at UOW. All welcome. NTEU membership forms available on the day.

    Thursday 13 November 12:30pm
    Room 20.5

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    Poster: Join us November 13

    • Published: 05 Nov, 2014
    • Tags: UoW, EB6,

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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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