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  1. Call for registrations - NTEU National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Forum 2017

    Posted 3 July 2017 by Adam Frogley (Indigenous)

    The NTEU National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Forum will be held from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 August 2017.  

    The theme for this year’s National Forum is ...

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  2. NTEU congratulates Celeste Liddle

    Posted 7 March 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    On behalf of the the Union, I would like to congratulate NTEU National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Organiser, Celeste Liddle who was inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women ...

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  3. The Panther Within

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Juliet Fuller (University of South Australia)

    The NTEU, UniSA Branch Committee Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander representative, Edoardo Crismani, is also a very talented film maker and is about to launch his first feature length ...

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  4. David Unaipon Centre at UniSA to be disestablished

    Posted 21 September 2015 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)


    Photo credit: MBA News Australia

    The David Unaipon Centre of Indigenous Education and Research (DUCIER); UniSA's long-standing Aboriginal College; is set to be disestablished under yet ...

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  5. eYarn Oct/Nov 2014 edition

    Posted 21 November 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    We’re nearing the end of the year now with assessment time underway and another National Council done and dusted. We hope the assessment period and end of year is treating everyone well! ...

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  6. Release of the "Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage" report

    Posted 20 November 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    More Indigenous people are finishing year 12 and then going on to further education. Yet despite these increases, numeracy and literacy rates have remained static. This was one of many findings of ...

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  7. Changes to funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...

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  8. eYarn - August 2014 edition

    Posted 28 August 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Welcome to this bumper August 2014 edition of eYarn! We trust that semester 2 is going well. The second half of 2014 marks a busy time for the NTEU so without further ado, here are some of the things ...

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  9. 18C and the ‘right to be bigots’

    Posted 26 June 2014 by Adam Frogley (Indigenous)

    On 25 March 2014 – a watershed day in the debate of freedom of speech versus the right for all Australian citizens to be protected from acts of racial discrimination – Attorney-General George Brandis announced the Government intended to repeal Sections 18.B, C, D and E from the Racial Discrimination Act (1975), replacing them with a ‘strengthened’ version.

    This brought passionate pleas from many community organisations and individuals to immediately withdraw the proposal. 

    While it would appear that the Government is forging ahead with this move on the basis that they see fault with these sections of the Act, the explanations from the Attorney-General on why his new proposed wording would be beneficial fall far short of the existing protections in the Act.

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