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  1. Copyright reforms and the rights of authors: ‘Fair use’ versus ‘fair dealing’

    Posted 24 October 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    A shorter version of this post is included in the current Advocate.

    Amidst the astounding technological developments that have transformed how content is created and shared at the start of the 21st ...

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  2. Nick Riemer: The greatest threat to unis comes from their own leadership

    Posted 29 August 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    In poll after poll, the public has demonstrated its overwhelming opposition to the deregulation of university fees, as to the other austerity measures in the budget. But university ...

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  3. Fund R&D, then maybe universities can support industry

    Posted 14 August 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    By Associate Professor John Rice

    Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane (right) wants universities to be more supportive of industry, but without significant funding into research and development, that's ...

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  4. 2014 Online Teaching Conditions Survey

    Posted 7 July 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is seeking your input to help our campaign for better working conditions.

    If you are a casual or sessional academic, you can take the 2014 Online Teaching Conditions Survey here.

    You ...

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  5. NTEU Seminar with Robyn May in Melbourne 3 July 'Casualisation - global and Australian trends'

    Posted 27 June 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU would like to invite Victorian members to an NTEU Seminar about academic casualisation on Thursday 3 July 2014.

    This is a unique opportunity to hear Robyn May talk with NTEU President ...

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  6. Commission of Audit guarantees politically convenient government interference

    Posted 2 May 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that the Commission of Audit’s recommendations on research and development will guarantee ongoing interference by government into the independence and ...

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  7. Senate Inquiry into the Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014

    Posted 24 April 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    On 6 March 2014, the Senate referred the Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation committee for inquiry and ...

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  8. NTEU’s warnings that Coalition Government has a hidden agenda on university cuts confirmed

    Posted 25 September 2013 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Earlier this year, the National Tertiary Education Union warned that a Coalition government was hiding the range and breadth of funding cuts planned to universities. 

    “Unfortunately, the ...

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  9. NTEU Report available today highlights gaming in ERA process

    Posted 23 April 2013 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has published a report today called Impact of ERA Research Assessment on University Behaviour and their Staff that highlights major problems in the university management of research over the ...

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