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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. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Casualisation “the dirty little secret of university expansion”, union to tell public parliamentary hearings into insecure employment bill

    Posted 24 May 2013 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    A casual academic, who received an award for teaching excellence from the University of Sydney, has been so desperate for housing she lived on the balcony of the home of an elderly man, and ...

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  7. Bill will legislate homophobia in workplaces, National Tertiary Education Union says

    Posted 21 January 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says that the draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, if passed, will legislate homophobia in many Australian workplaces, as well as ...

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  8. NTEU protests discrimination in Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    Posted 21 January 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Letter to the Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, from NTEU National President Jeannie Rea.



    Dear Ms Roxon

    RE: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    The National Tertiary Education Union ...

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  9. 2012 edition of Agenda

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2012 edition of NTEU women's magazine, Agenda, is now available!

    This issue is packed with stories from the NTEU/NUS revival of Bluestocking Week, plus articles on the current round of ...

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    Agenda vol.20

    September 2012. ISSN 1839-6186 (print), ISSN 1839-6194 (online)

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  10. NSW Bluestocking Week Events

    Posted 8 August 2012 by Genevieve Kelly (NSW Division)

    NTEU and the National Union of Students (NUS) are revitalising blue stocking week—an opportunity to celebrate and campaign around women’s participation in higher education.

    Bluestocking ...

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