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  1. CQU Branch celebrates 20 years

    Posted 27 September 2013 by Dan Coughlan (Central Queensland University)

    The CQU Branch held a celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the National Tertiary Education Union on the 26th September.

    Queensland Division Secretary, Margaret Lee, spoke of the achievements ...

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  2. Media Release: JCU Staff Reject Double Standards On Salary and Vote To Take Further Industrial Action

    Posted 20 September 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Union members at James Cook University yesterday voted to reject a pay offer of 3%, and determined to take further industrial action in support of their claims.

    Union members roundly condemned the ...

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  3. 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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  4. NTEU launches MyStudentDebt.com.au to highlight accumulating HELP debt

    Posted 6 September 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    A first degree shouldn’t cost a second mortgage!

    Australian students have accumulated debt from their university study of over $34 billion. We estimate outstanding HELP debt is ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    My Student Debt fact sheet

  5. 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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  6. Will a university degree cost a second mortgage under Abbott?

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


    “The real reason for Tony Abbott’s silence on university funding in this election is because he does not want to reveal his real agenda – to increase the cost of going to ...

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  7. 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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  8. NTEU warns on higher education under Coalition

    Posted 28 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s election advertisements claim that university class sizes have almost doubled in a generation.

    This is not just a slogan. It is based upon published ...

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  9. 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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  10. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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