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  1. Debate already shifted onto how to make students pay according to NTEU

    Posted 24 April 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)


    The frame of debate over university funding has shifted over the past few  weeks as we head towards the Abbott Government’s first budget. Rather than continuing campaigning to ...

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  2. NUS National Day of Action: Wednesday 26 March 2014

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

    The National Union of Students has called a NDA on 26 March to protest the Abbott Government’s repressive agenda for higher education.

    NTEU supports students taking action to protest cuts to ...

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  3. National Tertiary Education Union throws support behind Andrew Wilkie

    Posted 30 July 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will throw its support behind independent Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, in the Federal election.

    “Andrew Wilkie has ...

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  4. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.

    With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.

    Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the

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  5. UTAS staff to take industrial action

    Posted 25 June 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) members at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) will be conducting a strike and a rally outside Lazenby’s on the Sandy Bay Campus at 1.00pm tomorrow ...

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  6. About time: dispute over academic workloads at the University of Tasmania a step closer to resolution

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    A long-running dispute over excessive academic workloads between the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a step closer towards resolution following a ...

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  7. NTEU National Council protests against dumb cuts to university funding at Parliament House, Canberra

    Posted 17 June 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    This morning, 120 NTEU National Council delegates meeting in Canberra protested outside Parliament House against the cuts to university funding.

    Jeannie Rea, National NTEU President, said that ...

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  8. Pollies urged to vote in support of universities

    Posted 5 June 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on all members of the House of Representatives to actively demonstrate their support for universities by voting in favour of a motion to be ...

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  9. Casualisation “the dirty little secret of university expansion”, union to tell public parliamentary hearings into insecure employment bill

    Posted 24 May 2013 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    A casual academic, who received an award for teaching excellence from the University of Sydney, has been so desperate for housing she lived on the balcony of the home of an elderly man, and ...

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  10. Federal Court reinstates university professor sacked in sham redundancy

    Posted 20 May 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Court has ordered the reinstatement of Professor Judith Bessant at RMIT University in Melbourne – a judgement that the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes as a warning ...

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