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  1. Little shift in gender disparity in higher ed

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies. In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. The proportion of women vice chancellors has fallen to 20%, just eight out of 39. It had climbed to one third a few years ago. And just the second woman to head up a ‘Group of 8’ University, starts at Monash this September.

    There has been little shift in the proportion of women academics still hovering around 44%, and women are still less than one third of the professorial class, but now at least more than one quarter. While women are two thirds of general and professional staff, and have made significant inroads into senior positions (45%), there does not seem to be any recent gains. Women still predominate in lower levels and more insecure jobs across all

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  2. Agenda 2014 out now

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.

    Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...

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    Agenda vol. 22

    Crossing the Line!

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  3. Cross the line and tell us your bluestocking story

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

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    This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.

    We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities.  In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.

    We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.

    We want to hear from all women in the university community:

    • students,
    • academics
    • professional and general staff
    • graduates
    • friends

    Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status

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  4. NTEU Uni Melb branch and UMSU Bluestocking week movie night- 14 August

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Rebecca Muratore (University of Melbourne)

    NTEU is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with the UMSU we will be be holding a Bluestocking week movie night! We will be showing the award winning documentary 'Miss Representation' which ...

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    UniMelb Bluestocking Week poster

    • Published: 04 Aug, 2014

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  5. More Women Strongly Oppose the Federal Government's Uni Deregulation Plans

    Posted 2 July 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Given the overwhelming evidence on the impact of deregulation and other higher education policy changes proposed by the Federal Government, it should come as no real surprise that more women are ...

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  6. BLUE STOCKING INVITATION. Stories. Drinks. Food. Tues 13th Aug from 6pm-8pm.

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Colin Long (Vic Division)

    Invitation to Members

    Holding the Line is the theme of the NTEU’s Bluestocking Week 2013 to be celebrated this year between 12 -16 August.
    2013 has been a tumultuous period for gender politics. ...

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  7. Bill will legislate homophobia in workplaces, National Tertiary Education Union says

    Posted 21 January 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says that the draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, if passed, will legislate homophobia in many Australian workplaces, as well as ...

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  8. NTEU protests discrimination in Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    Posted 21 January 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Letter to the Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, from NTEU National President Jeannie Rea.



    Dear Ms Roxon

    RE: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    The National Tertiary Education Union ...

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  9. 2012 edition of Agenda

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2012 edition of NTEU women's magazine, Agenda, is now available!

    This issue is packed with stories from the NTEU/NUS revival of Bluestocking Week, plus articles on the current round of ...

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    Agenda vol.20

    September 2012. ISSN 1839-6186 (print), ISSN 1839-6194 (online)

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  10. Bluestocking Week – University women rally (in blue stockings)

    Posted 3 August 2012 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    University women in Melbourne will don blue stockings for a rally on the steps of the State Library of Victoria next Friday 10 August, 10.30am for 11am.

     National Tertiary Education Union ...

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