Media

A listing of blogged media releases from all NTEU sites (National, Division and Branches).

  1. Media Release: Compromise misses the point

    Posted 24 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Any changes to higher education which allow universities to charge students whatever they like for a university degree must not be allowed to proceed, the NTEU said today.

    The NTEU continues to call ...

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  2. Vale Gough Whitlam: Champion of education and youth

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today pays tribute to Gough Whitlam, who as Prime Minister dragged Australia into a new era focused on equality and opportunity.

    Gough Whitlam had great faith ...

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  3. Media Release: Saddling students with debt is #UnAustralian

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU this morning released the UnAustralian: a satirical newspaper set in 2024 showing what Australia could look like if Christopher Pyne’s higher education changes pass the Senate.

    The ...

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  4. Media Release: Staff morale at SCU ‘lower than a snake’s belly’

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at Southern Cross University have shown that low staff morale at the University is a serious issue despite claims from the VC that it was not.

    Staff members highlighted this in a survey on ...

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  5. Media Release: Dropping interest will make very little difference to student debts

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that dropping the highly controversial proposed interest rate on university student debts will have little impact on student debt levels. 

    “The NTEU is confident that cross ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    Student debt without interest rate

    • Published: 21 Oct, 2014

  6. Media Release: Box Hill Institute in Lilydale a political stunt

    Posted 16 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Victorian Liberal Government has announced a so-called new education campus in Lilydale to be run by Box Hill Institute.

    NTEU represents workers in the tertiary education sector, including many ...

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  7. NTEU lauds ANU's divestment decision.

    Posted 13 October 2014 by Jane Maze (ACT Division)

    The ACT Division Secretary of the National Tertiary Education Union, Stephen Darwin, has lauded the decision of the Australian National University Council and its Vice-Chancellor, Ian Young, on ...

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  8. Media Release: NTEU opening remarks - Senate Inquiry into HERRA Bill 2014

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    OPENING REMARKS

    JEANNIE REA, NTEU NATIONAL PRESIDENT

    SENATE INQUIRY INTO THE HIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH REFORM AMENDMENT BILL 2014

    (CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY)

     

    The National Tertiary ...

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  9. Media Release: Unfair policy must be dumped: ANMF & NTEU

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Unions representing university staff and nurses and midwives have used the second day of Senate hearings into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to urge the Senate to dump ...

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  10. Media Release: Higher education hearings reveal little to no consultation

    Posted 7 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Senate hearings into the Higher Education & Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 in Brisbane today revealed little to no sector consultation prior to the introduction of the changes.

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  11. Media Release: QLD universities among hardest hit

    Posted 7 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union has joined staff and members of the community outside QLD Parliament today in a protest against the proposed changes to higher education.

    The protest coincided ...

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  12. Media Release: The people have spoken, but is Christopher Pyne listening?

    Posted 6 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    On the eve of the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s four days of public hearings into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014, the NTEU has ...

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    Fact Sheet
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  13. Correction to CSU VC remuneration information

    Posted 30 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Correction

    The NTEU’s analysis of Vice Chancellors Remuneration 2013 incorrectly reported the increase in remuneration for Charles Sturt University to be 75%. This is incorrect because the ...

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  14. Media Release: Australian Catholic University vice-chancellor’s remuneration highest in Australia

    Posted 30 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Analysis of vice-chancellor remuneration packages released by the NTEU today shows that there were five universities where the total remuneration package was in excess of $1m. The analysis was ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    How much does a VC cost?

    • Published: 30 Sep, 2014

  15. Media Release: Australian public investment in research lowest in over thirty years

    Posted 29 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    An analysis of the recently released ‘Science, Research & Innovation Budget Tables’ undertaken by the Parliamentary Library on behalf of Adam Bandt, Greens spokesperson on science and ...

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  16. Media Release: UWA fee announcement confirms NTEU warnings

    Posted 23 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The UWA decision to dramatically increase undergraduate fees reinforces what the NTEU has been warning of since the Federal Budget:

    • That fees will increase by at least 20 per cent across the ...

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  17. Media Release: La Trobe Vice Chancellor exposes real reasons for sackings

    Posted 19 September 2014 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The whole sham of the budget-forced restructure and proposed job losses at La Trobe University was, ironically, exposed by Vice Chancellor John Dewar himself last Friday.

    In a meeting with staff and ...

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  18. Media Release: NTEU wins case over 350 job cuts at La Trobe University

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The long running case against La Trobe University was brought to its conclusion this afternoon.

    The Fair Work Commission has made a number of findings, including that the suppression of certain ...

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  19. Media Release- September 10 Rally

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    10 SEPTEMBER 2014

    Media Release: Pyne on the nose with university staff, students and the wider electorate

    A rally will be held outside of Christopher Pyne’s electorate office on Wednesday 10 ...

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  20. Save Our Uni - Media Release: Community concerned about financial health of SCU

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Adam Knobel (Southern Cross University)


    8 SEPTEMBER 2014
     

    Media Release: Community concerned about financial health of SCU

     
    An NTEU petition running in local communities around SCU has been met with a groundswell of support.
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