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  1. Cross the line and tell us your bluestocking story

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

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    This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.

    We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities.  In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.

    We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.

    We want to hear from all women in the university community:

    • students,
    • academics
    • professional and general staff
    • graduates
    • friends

    Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status

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  2. 2013 edition of Agenda magazine

    Posted 19 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2013 edition of NTEU's annual women's magazine, Agenda, is now available online. All NTEU women members will receive a copy in the post shortly.

    We're proud of this edition, which is packed with ...

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    Agenda vol. 21

    Holding the Line!

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  3. Equal Pay Day: Universities must close the gap, union says

    Posted 2 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Victorian and Western Australian universities are amongst the worst employers when it comes to the gender pay gap for general staff, according to figures for 2012 released by the National Tertiary ...

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  4. Seeing red over the gender pay gap during Bluestocking Week 12-16 August

    Posted 12 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    University women across Australia are donning blue stockings and putting their best foot (and leg) forward for Bluestocking Week, 12-16 August.

    NTEU National President, Jeannie Rea, who ...

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  5. There is a gender pay gap in universities: Bluestocking Week Competition

    Posted 9 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Guess the gender pay gap for general staff at your university – and win a prize. CLICK HERE TO ENTER

    In November 2012, the gender pay gap in Australia stood at 17.6%. The average weekly ...

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  6. BLUE STOCKING INVITATION. Stories. Drinks. Food. Tues 13th Aug from 6pm-8pm.

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Colin Long (Vic Division)

    Invitation to Members

    Holding the Line is the theme of the NTEU’s Bluestocking Week 2013 to be celebrated this year between 12 -16 August.
    2013 has been a tumultuous period for gender politics. ...

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  7. There is a gender pay gap in universities: Bluestocking Week 12-16 August

    Posted 2 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    During Bluestocking Week, the Union is both celebrating the achievements of women staff and students in higher education and highlighting the ongoing gender inequities.

    Recently the ACTU President, ...

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  8. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.

    With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.

    Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the

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  9. NTEU renews call for a review of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) scheme

    Posted 13 December 2012 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has renewed its call for a review of the ERA’s cost-effectiveness and its broader ramifications upon the Australian research community.

    NTEU National President Jeannie Rea said, ...

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  10. Reclaim the Night Sydney Road 2012 – Sat 20 Oct

    Posted 16 October 2012 by Justin Westgate (Vic Division)

    7pm Saturday 20 October 2012
    corner of Sydney and Brunswick Roads (near Bridie O'Reilly's)

    Recent events in Melbourne have mobilised support for an action of solidarity against gendered harassment and ...

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