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  1. Media Release: Labor shows strong support for universities and their students

    Posted 3 December 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) congratulates the Labor Opposition on its decision today to oppose Christopher Pyne’s damaging funding cuts to Australian universities and their ...

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  2. Media Release: University professional staff change the pace on Cup Day

    Posted 4 November 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    University staff are doing thousands of hours of unpaid overtime every year as they try to keep pace with the rate of change, increased enrolments and budget cuts.

    Pausing for a moment, over 120 ...

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  3. If Tony Abbott wins, independent research loses

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

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has condemned Tony Abbott’s proposed Commission of Audit which will “re-prioritise” about $900 million in annual Australian Research ...

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  4. National Day of Action on higher education: Tuesday 20 August

    Posted 19 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is joining forces with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) for a National Day of Action on Tuesday 20 August to champion the ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. NTEU calls on Senator Carr to reverse higher education cuts

    Posted 1 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU welcomes the appointment of Senator Kim Carr as Minister for Higher Education and Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

     “Senator Carr has a demonstrated track ...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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