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  1. NTEU explains “Pay More Get Less” to Senate Inquiry

    Posted 24 July 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    This morning the NTEU, along with other sector stakeholders including NUS, presented evidence to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment Legislation Committee inquiry into Higher ...

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  2. NTEU stands in solidarity with our colleagues in Turkey

    Posted 21 July 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Persecution of Academics for Peace escalates

    At least 23,427 academics have either lost their jobs at universities when their contracts were terminated or were dismissed from their positions, or ...

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  3. Support Academic Freedom: Show the world that Middle Eastern and Latin American students are welcome here

    Posted 30 January 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Fortunately, Australian academics are joining others worldwide protesting US President Trump’s Executive Order suspending visas for nationals from 7 Muslim majority countries.

     See and ...

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  4. As 2016 ends…..

    Posted 22 December 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    We wish all NTEU members a safe and restive festive season, but we do not do this naively. 

     We are very well aware that for many university staff this time of year is always difficult as ...

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  5. ALP announces cuts to higher education funding

    Posted 14 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Last Friday (10 June) the ALP announced that they were prepared to renege upon their outright opposition to all the savings measures originally announced by Christopher Pyne in the 2104-15 Budget.


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  6. NTEU calls for urgent action in support of Turkish academics

    Posted 22 January 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Today NTEU has joined with twenty higher education associations, including trade unions, from around the world in issuing a joint public letter expressing grave concern over recent reports of ...

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  7. $100,000 degrees still Govt policy

    Posted 25 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)


    Malcolm Turnbull has said that policies may need to be looked at and ‘political realities’ faced. But the new Prime Minister is also on record supporting the Federal Budget, ...

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  8. ALP releases real alternative higher education policy

    Posted 21 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Bill Shorten, today released the ALP’s higher education policy which the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says is in stark contrast to the unprincipled, ...

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  9. Birmingham must rule out $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 September 2015 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the appointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as the new Minister for Education and Training claiming that this provides a chance to restart the ...

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  10. Confusion in reaction to PM Turnbull

    Posted 16 September 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Tony Abbott was dumped by his own party as Prime Minister of Australia because he was leading a government headed for defeat at the next election.

    However, let’s not confuse the issue of the ...

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