Media

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

  1. Media Release: Jobs must be protected in TAFE merger

    Posted 17 April 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Today’s announced merger of Advance TAFE and GippsTAFE could have an impact on local jobs and communities, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has warned.

    The decision to merge the ...

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  2. Media Release: Failed Victorian VET policies should not be risked elsewhere

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

    Evidence to be presented today by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) to the House of Representatives Education and Employment’s Standing Committee Inquiry into TAFE demonstrates that ...

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  3. Media Release: Failed Victorian VET policies should not be risked elsewhere

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

    Evidence to be presented today by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) to the House of Representatives Education and Employment’s Standing Committee Inquiry into TAFE demonstrates that ...

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  4. Media Release: Grattan Report Prepares Ground for Increase in University Fees

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

    Yesterday’s report by Andrew Norton at the Grattan Institute entitled “Doubtful debt: the rising cost of student loans” prepares the ground for the Abbott Government to ...

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  5. Media Release: Cleaning Jobs Go While JCU Makes Millions

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

    At a meeting on Wednesday morning, James Cook University (JCU) cleaning staff on the Townsville campus were told their jobs will go as part of the University’s push to outsource services on its ...

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  6. NTEU Newcastle Media Release: NTEU Newcastle seeks go ahead for industrial action

    Posted 3 April 2014 by Jenny Whittard (University of Newcastle)

    3 April 2014 Media Release

    NTEU Newcastle seeks go ahead for industrial action

    AFTER almost 12 months of enterprise bargaining negotiations at the University of Newcastle (UoN), the local branch of ...

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  7. Media Release: La Trobe University begin strikes

    Posted 26 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at La Trobe University campuses will be meeting today to discuss progress on bargaining for a new Agreement, and to voice concerns about job losses at the University.

    The meeting will mark the ...

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  8. Media Release: Fee hikes could lose money, NTEU warns in lead up to student protests

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports the National Union of Students (NUS) National Day of Action (NDA) to be held Wednesday 26 March.

    The NDA will give voice to concerns over the ...

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  9. Media Release: NTEU to support the Greens and Labor in upcoming WA Senate election

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will be supporting the Greens and Labor in the upcoming Western Australia Senate election.

    “We are pleased the Labor Party ...

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  10. Media Release: UWS staff disillusioned with UWS management

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

    Staff at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) are becoming increasingly disillusioned with the failure of management to acknowledge their contribution to the university, the National Tertiary ...

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  11. Media Release: La Trobe University staff vote for industrial action

    Posted 14 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at La Trobe University yesterday voted to endorse industrial action across the university’s campuses.

    Staff will strike on Wednesday, 26th March following the breakdown of ...

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  12. Media Release: NTEU calls on Napthine to support TAFE in wake of Hall resignation

    Posted 13 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Following the resignation of State cabinet minister, Peter Hall, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on Premier Napthine to appoint a replacement that is supportive of higher ...

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  13. Media Release: Macquarie University staff strike for fairer workloads

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

    NTEU members at Macquarie University are striking today for more permanent and early career academic staff to address casualisation and ensure fairer workloads.

    Negotiations with Macquarie ...

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  14. Media Release: University of Queensland staff strike

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

    NTEU members at the University of Queensland (UQ) will strike today for better pay and conditions at the University.

    A meeting of NTEU members at UQ voted unanimously on the 11th of February to ...

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  15. Media Release: NTEU advertisement highlights plight of University of Queensland staff

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken out a full page advertisement on page 10 of today’s Courier Mail to highlight the plight of staff employed at the University of Queensland ...

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  16. Media Release: Staff at Curtin University angry over direction the University is taking

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

    More than two hundred academic, professional and general staff have met at Curtin University to raise concerns about changes taking place at the university that are deemed by many staff to be ...

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  17. Swinburne Rips Domestic Violence Protections from Casual Staff

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

    In the non-union ballot currently underway at Swinburne, Vice Chancellor Linda Kristjanson has inserted new provisions into a special part of the Agreement which excludes protections against domestic ...

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  18. Rolling strikes kick off at University of Western Sydney

    Posted 26 February 2014 by Genevieve Kelly (University of Western Sydney)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney will begin rolling strikes from Friday 28th February after members voted to recommence protected action.

    The decision follows the breakdown of ...

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  19. Rolling strikes kick off University of Western Sydney

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

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney will begin rolling strikes from Friday 28th February after members voted to recommence protected action.

    The decision follows the breakdown of ...

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  20. IMF agrees: more investment needed in education

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

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief, Christine Lagarde, used last night’s QandA program to underscore the importance of investing in education.

    Christine Lagarde: “Clearly, ...

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