Media

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. On Equal Pay Day, Union warns women could earn less but pay more

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Union warns women earn less but could still pay more

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today warned that women graduates could end up earning less but still pay off increased student ...

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  6. Media Release: Inquiry a chance for VCs to rule out $100,000 degrees.

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is confident that today’s Senate decision to refer the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 to the Senate’s Education and ...

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  7. Media Release: $100,000 degrees very likely according to Professor Chapman

    Posted 3 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union, who have been accused of exaggeration on their claim that some university degrees will cost $100,000 if the Government’s budget changes are implemented, ...

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  8. Media Release: University staff call on Parliament to reject the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill tabled today

    Posted 28 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has today introduced legislation that if passed would see the most radical changes to the way Australian higher education is regulated and funded in over ...

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  9. Amanda Rishworth: Women will pay a higher price for the Government's higher education cuts

    Posted 27 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    While Federal Government changes to our Higher Education System will deter some from going to university, for others the greatest impact will be the significant increase in student debt.

    The ...

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  10. Media Release: Abbott must drop higher education policies to prove he cares about children’s futures

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

    Tony Abbott’s concern for children being saddled “with debts that rob them of their futures” is little more than empty rhetoric unless his higher education policies are dumped in ...

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  11. NTEU Release: UTS staff to go on strike

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Less than a month after the arrival of new Vice-Chancellor, Attila Brungs, academic staff at UTS are embarking on a 24-hour strike.  

    The strike will begin at 8am, this Wednesday 20 August. ...

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  12. Media Release: NTEU supports students National Day of Action

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has urged its members not to penalise students missing classes to participate in the National Union of Students (NUS) protests around the country this ...

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  13. Media Release: Improved ranking shows job cuts unnecessary

    Posted 15 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Melbourne University’s ranking in the top 50 universities in the world has left the NTEU questioning again the University's decision to cut 500 jobs.

    The University has reallocated $70 million ...

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  14. La Trobe University pushes ahead with job cuts despite widespread opposition. Courses to be closed.

    Posted 15 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    LTU management yesterday announced that the University would proceed with its plans to cut 350 jobs at La Trobe.  This is despite overwhelming opposition from staff, students and the ...

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  15. Media Release: NTEU welcomes ALP campaign

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU National President, Jeannie Rea today welcomed the ALP’s campaign against Tony Abbott’s unfair university changes.

    Rea joined concerned staff and students at Melbourne University ...

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  16. Media Release: La Trobe University staff and students rally against job cuts

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    La Trobe University staff and students rallied today in a continuing campaign against 350 job cuts at La Trobe.  Hundreds of staff and students gathered in the Agora to voice their opposition, ...

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  17. Media Release: Union claims little for women to celebrate in this year’s ‘Bluestocking Week’

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Women at Australian universities will be further disadvantaged by the Government’s higher education changes according to the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).

    The comments come in the ...

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  18. Media Release: Can hungry people go on hunger strike

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

    Members of the NTEU and other Victorian unions will be holding a solidarity rally with striking Bangladeshi garment workers on Friday 8 August at 12:30pm outside SBS TV in Federation Square.

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  19. Media Release: Higher education: the alternative

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

    Contrary to claims from Universities Australia and Christopher Pyne, there is an alternative to the sweeping and unfair changes to higher education proposed by the Abbott Government: better funding.

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  20. Media Release: Budget cuts of over $1.5b per year give universities no choice

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The impact of the Federal Budget’s 20% per student funding cut leaves universities with a massive funding black hole amounting to more than $1.5 billion a year from 2019 onwards, argues the ...

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