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  1. What can higher education expect from the 2014-15 Budget?

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

    The NTEU anticipates that the Federal Budget to be handed down on Tuesday 13 May 2014 will include the following changes to way Australian higher education is regulated and funded:

    • Significant reductions to government contribution amounts for Commonwealth supported places (CSPs).
    • Removal of caps on maximum CSP tuition fees.
    • CSP funding to be opened up to non-university higher education providers, including for-profit providers.
    • Demand driven CSP funding to expanded to include sub-bachelor higher education qualifications.
    • Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) repayment thresholds to be lowered.
    • Less favourable indexation arrangements for higher education grants.
    • Consolidation and streamlining of research block grants.

    For a more detailed analysis of these changes download the following briefing

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  2. 2014-15 Federal Budget - update 8 May latest Pyne speech

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

    ADDENDUM 8 May

    Following a speech given by the Minister for Higher Education, Christopher Pyne at the Launch of the Diamond Deposition Suite at Monash University on Thursday 8 May 2014, the ...

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  3. The financial squeeze at La Trobe is not justified

    Posted 15 November 2011 by Graeme Byrne (La Trobe University)

    The Federal Government has released a Ministerial Statement which indicates that La Trobe University has achieved a $99.2 million operating surplus in 2010, which is the highest operating surplus in ...

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  4. Conservative budget approach harming staff and students

    Posted 8 November 2011 by Virginia Mansel Lees (Vic Division)

    NTEU La Trobe Branch has written to the Vice-Chancellor after hundreds of union members across six campuses were briefed last week about the fundamentally sound position of the University's budget. ...

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    LTU NTEU Presentation on Budget

    This budget presentation was given to a general meeting of the NTEU La Trobe Branch on 3 November 2011. Note the inclusion of an additional slide about the increased use of non-academic casual staff.

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  5. 'La Trobe No Victim' - The Australian - 24 October 2011

    Posted 25 October 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    "TERTIARY education minister Chris Evans has dismissed as "complete nonsense'' the idea that La Trobe University is an early casualty of the new demand-driven funding system."

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  6. Dispute notification - staff freeze instituted without consultation

    Posted 23 September 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

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    Dispute notification - staff freeze instituted without consultation

    NTEU is in dispute with La Trobe University over its failure to consult before announcing a staff freeze. The University has also adopted without consultation a new program to levy fines for low enrolment subjects.

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  7. Response to NTEU on budget questions

    Posted 13 September 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    Last week we notified members in the NTEU LTU E-bulletin 7 September 2011 that the Branch had received (on that day) a response from the CFO about our concerns relating to the budget model.  We ...

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  8. Do you have the LTU 'Budget Blues'?

    Posted 19 July 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    NTEU La Trobe Branch is in favour of greater transparency in the budgeting process, however, we have identified a number of concerns regarding lack of flexibility in the implementation of the ...

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    LTU 2012 Budget Model

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    LTU NTEU Presentation on Budget

    This budget presentation was given to a general meeting of the NTEU La Trobe Branch on 3 November 2011. Note the inclusion of an additional slide about the increased use of non-academic casual staff.

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  9. HUSS budget position and recreation leave

    Posted 19 May 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    Staff in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSS) are being asked to take steps to deal with a significant budget shortfall.  The following is an edited extract from an email which ...

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