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  1. Media Release: Fee hikes could lose money, NTEU warns in lead up to student protests

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports the National Union of Students (NUS) National Day of Action (NDA) to be held Wednesday 26 March.

    The NDA will give voice to concerns over the ...

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  2. Media Release: Labor shows strong support for universities and their students

    Posted 3 December 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) congratulates the Labor Opposition on its decision today to oppose Christopher Pyne’s damaging funding cuts to Australian universities and their ...

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  3. Media Release: University professional staff change the pace on Cup Day

    Posted 4 November 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    University staff are doing thousands of hours of unpaid overtime every year as they try to keep pace with the rate of change, increased enrolments and budget cuts.

    Pausing for a moment, over 120 ...

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  4. Media Release: Classes cancelled at UWS

    Posted 29 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) are staging a further half day strike tomorrow Wednesday 30 October and their classes will be cancelled. 

    Following a successful protest ...

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  5. Media Release: Staff to Strike at UWS Tomorrow, Wed 23 Oct

    Posted 22 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney are staging a half day strike tomorrow Wednesday October 23rd. They will picket the university’s main Parramatta South campus. With very little ...

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  6. If Tony Abbott wins, independent research loses

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has condemned Tony Abbott’s proposed Commission of Audit which will “re-prioritise” about $900 million in annual Australian Research ...

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  7. University of Sydney staff set to strike on Saturday’s Open Day – for the 7th day this year

    Posted 30 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the University of Sydney are taking the extraordinary measure of striking tomorrow (Saturday 31 August) on the university’s Open Day. It’s the 7th day of strike action since March over stalled collective agreement negotiations.

    University staff will gather at the main gates on campus to explain to prospective students – and their families – the reasons for their collective bargaining campaign and how deteriorating staff working conditions will affect the quality of education and the conditions of learning.

    NTEU Branch President Michael Thomson said it was a serious issue but the union action at Open Day would also be fun and informative, with barbeques, balloons, and music laid

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  8. NTEU and Australian Greens to co-host a #Votesmart ‘tweetup’

    Posted 27 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Australian Greens leader Senator Christine Milne and higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will join NTEU National President Jeannie Rea in a Vote Smart ‘tweetup’ on Thursday ...

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  9. National Day of Action on higher education: Tuesday 20 August

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

    The NTEU is joining forces with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) for a National Day of Action on Tuesday 20 August to champion the ...

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  10. National Tertiary Education Union throws support behind Andrew Wilkie

    Posted 30 July 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will throw its support behind independent Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, in the Federal election.

    “Andrew Wilkie has ...

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