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  1. NTEU Opening Statement to the HERRA Bill Senate Inquiry

    Posted 9 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Opening Statement to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014, 8 October 2014

    Jeannie Rea, ...

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  2. Education cuts community forums - what parents must know

    Posted 8 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Quality education is the best investment we can make in our children’s future. The nations with the best education systems focus on quality and accessibility, making sure that every child gets ...

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  3. Don’t expect better student learning and staff working conditions by emulating the US university system

    Posted 26 May 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Education Minister Pyne claims that he wants to deregulate the Australian university system to improve innovation and quality through outright competition. While he cites the United States higher ...

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  4. Media Release: Students have a right to protest against unfair cuts to university funding

    Posted 20 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging universities to not disadvantage students who participate in National Union of Students protests around the country tomorrow.

    “The NTEU ...

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  5. May 21 Protest against higher education cuts

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

     
    Protests against the changes to higher education in this year's budget will be held around Australia on Wednesday, 21st of May. Times vary according to city and can be seen in the image above.

    The NTEU has encouraged members not to penalise students who are attending the protests.
     
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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