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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. NTEU launches proceedings against Swinburne University over failure to consult over closure of Lilydale and Prahran campuses

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) commenced proceedings this morning against Swinburne University of Technology in the Federal Court of Australia following its decision last July to shut ...

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  5. Staff at the University of Sydney set to strike again – this time for two days

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

    Staff at the University of Sydney are set strike again – this time for two full days on Tuesday and Wednesday (26 –27 March) – after the failure of negotiations on a collective ...

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  6. National Research Investment Plan released

    Posted 30 November 2012 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following the government's Focusing Australia's Publicly Funded Research Review last year, Minister Chris Evans launched the National Research Investment Plan (NRIP) on Wednesday. The Plan sets out ...

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  7. Update on whether research grant funding is being cut

    Posted 18 October 2012 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    At Senate Estimates yesterday (17 October 2012), further discussion occurred about the Federal Government's budget review, the pause on discretionary funding and whether the allocation of research ...

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  8. NTEU sets out concerns on the proposed Defence Trade Controls Bill

    Posted 16 October 2012 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    After discussing the NTEU's concerns about the Defence Trade Controls Bill on Radio 6PR Perth yesterday, NTEU President Jeannie Rea has today sent the Defence Minister, the Hon Stephen Smith a letter ...

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  9. Impact of the Defence Trade Controls Bill on academic freedom

    Posted 10 October 2012 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Today in the Sydney Morning Herald, the University of Sydney's DVC Research Jill Trewhella has written a notable opinion piece about the proposed Defence Trade Controls Bill, proposed legislation ...

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