Fed Uni Branch

Welcome to the Federation University Australia (formerly University of Ballarat) Branch of the NTEU.

The Union represents full-time, part-time, fixed-term and sessional/casual members in all areas of the university, and includes research staff, staff employed by student organisations and those working in university companies. All academic and general staff in the Higher Education Division, and general staff in the TAFE Division, are eligible to become NTEU members.

The Ballarat Branch of the NTEU acknowledges the Watjobaluk, Wergaia, Jupagalk, Jadawadjali, Jaadwa, Wathaurong, Dja Dja Wurrung and Wurundjeri Elders both past and present.


Featured News

    1. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

      The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August...

    2. Impact of Budget changes on regional and outer metropolitan universities and communities

      The consensus is that rural and regional communities will be hardest hit by the Budget’s higher education changes. This...

    3. University funding cuts cause severe indigestion for government (SMH 14.7.14)

      Crossbench senators with an ear to popular opinion could become even less co-operative when university cuts come before them,...

    4. 18C and the ‘right to be bigots’

      On 25 March 2014 – a watershed day in the debate of freedom of speech versus the right for all Australian citizens to...

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Other News

  1. Media Release: La Trobe Vice Chancellor exposes real reasons for sackings

    Posted 19 September 2014 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

  2. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

    Posted 21 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

  3. Pessimism about advances in gender equity in higher education backed up in latest stats

    Posted 12 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

  4. Bluestocking Week - Abbott Govt has crossed the line

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

  5. Would Albert Einstein define Christopher Pyne’s higher education reforms as madness?

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

  6. Financial impact of Budget changes on Australian universities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

  7. Impact of Budget changes on regional and outer metropolitan universities and communities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)