Media

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

  1. Industrial action overwhelmingly endorsed at James Cook University

    Posted 25 July 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) members at James Cook University (JCU) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of escalating their campaign, through industrial action, to improve job security, ...

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  2. Joint UWA-NTEU Media Release: In-principle agreement reached on enterprise agreements

    Posted 10 July 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The University of Western Australia and the National Tertiary Education Union have reached in-principle agreement on the proposed 2017 enterprise agreements, with both parties committed to delivering ...

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  3. Rally in support of Murdoch University staff

    Posted 3 July 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Murdoch University management’s application to terminate the Enterprise Agreement which covers the university’s 3000 staff is due to begin in the Fair Work Commission at 10am tomorrow ...

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  4. TEQSA study highlights need for more secure jobs

    Posted 6 June 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The release today of a new study by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) provides further evidence that more secure jobs are needed in higher education to improve standards and ...

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  5. Curtin NTEU members call for ballot on proposed new Enterprise Agreement

    Posted 5 June 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    In a move unprecedented in the university sector, NTEU members at Curtin University are calling on their Vice-Chancellor to put management’s current bargaining position for the renegotiation of ...

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  6. Union job security win for Melbourne Uni Werribee members

    Posted 23 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Union job security win for Melbourne Uni Werribee members

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has successfully won conversions to more secure jobs for 100 per cent of members involved in a ...

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  7. Queensland staff and students to suffer under Turnbull’s uni funding cuts and fee hikes

    Posted 19 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Turnbull government’s plan to cut $2.8 billion in teaching funding from universities while raising degree fees will hurt everyday staff and students in Queensland, says the National ...

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  8. Union celebrates 17 May IDAHOBIT events nationally

    Posted 17 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is holding events around the country to support today’s International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT).

    IDAHOBIT is an ...

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  9. Staff support for student Budget protest 17 May

    Posted 15 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students (NUS) has the support of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) for their day of national protest on Wednesday 17 May against the federal budget.

    Students across ...

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  10. Forum Event - Australian Universities: Selling Students Short

    Posted 10 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Forum Event
    Australian Universities: Selling Students Short?

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) University of Adelaide Branch will host a special panel discussion tonight in light of the ...

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  11. Federal budget 2017: Higher education swindle

    Posted 9 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Tonight’s federal budget confirmed that the Turnbull government intends to swindle students by charging them more while cutting teaching funding to universities, says the National Tertiary ...

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  12. University budget cuts mean 10% less in real public investment per student and more job uncertainty for staff

    Posted 2 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    In the week that the Turnbull government has been promoting increased public investment to encourage productivity and growth, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is very disappointed that ...

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  13. Higher education: An investment in human capital and future prosperity

    Posted 27 April 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) said today that the 2017-18 Federal Budget will reveal whether the Turnbull government considers spending on higher education as an investment in ...

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  14. Staff and students bear the brunt of university funding cuts

    Posted 24 April 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

     

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports Universities Australia’s statement today that any further reductions to university funding would “put at risk the ability of ...

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  15. Union alarmed by higher education budget speculation targeting students – again

    Posted 20 April 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Current reports that the Turnbull government’s upcoming federal budget may hit students with higher fees and require faster repayment of HELP loans confirm what the National Tertiary Education ...

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  16. Scientists’ unions march for secure jobs

    Posted 19 April 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the CSIRO Staff Association have called on their members to join March for Science events happening around Australia on Saturday 22 April 2017.

    The ...

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  17. NTEU UTS staff share student dissatisfaction

    Posted 13 April 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) can relate to the dissatisfaction expressed by students in the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) data released by the federal ...

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  18. University staff union speaks out against Turnbull government proposal to diminish 18C

    Posted 21 March 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is appalled at the proposal by the Turnbull government to remove and amend wording contained within Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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  19. NUS Rallies - NTEU backs students protesting Turnbull government’s continuing attacks on higher education

    Posted 17 March 2017 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports students rallying around the country today in protests organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) against the Turnbull government’s ...

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  20. Media Release: Union reminds Universities that increased Indigenous student participation unlikely without commitment to Indigenous staffing targets

    Posted 1 March 2017 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union welcomed Universities Australia Indigenous Strategy 2017-2020, released today.

    National President Jeannie Rea said that the goals to increase Aboriginal and ...

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