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

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

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August which, if passed by both Houses of Parliament, would implement the changes ...

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  2. NTEU Supports NUS Rally- Wednesday 20 August

    Posted 18 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    On Wednesday August 20 the National Union of Students (NUS) will be holding a National Day of Action to oppose the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education.

    The Rally will ...

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    NUS UofA Aug 20

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

    Posted 12 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies.

    In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. While we applaud Margaret Gardner becoming ...

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  4. Bluestocking Week starts Monday

    Posted 7 August 2014 by John Pezy (Flinders University)

    Next week is Bluestocking Week, a celebration of women in higher education. The NTEU is running one event on campus at Flinders, with the Flinders University Student Association running another.

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  5. University of Adelaide SRC Blue Stocking Breakfast

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    In addition to the SA NTEU Blue Stocking Dinner and Lunch, the University of Adelaide Student Representative Council are hosting a Blue Stocking Breakfast on Thursday 14 August 2014 from 7.30-9am in ...

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  6. Bluestocking Week - Abbott Govt has crossed the line

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

    In the lead up to Bluestocking Week 2014 (11-15 August), NTEU National President Jeannie Rea asks are we standing still or actually going backwards? Will women’s achievements in higher ...

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

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

    In a story published in the Australian Higher Education Section of 6 August 2014 (Andrew Forrest, BCA ‘need reality check’ on VET reforms) reporter John Ross reminds us that Albert ...

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  8. Financial impact of Budget changes on Australian universities

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

    There is no argument that future students will bear the greatest costs if the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education announced in 2014-15 Federal Budget are implemented. The ...

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

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

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

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  10. Wikibomb planned to boost Wikipedia content on Australian women scientists

    Posted 4 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    Hot on the heels of NTEU/NUS/CAPA Bluestocking Week is National Science Week (16-24 August), during which the Australian Academy of Science is holding a Women of Science Wikibomb (14 ...

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