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  1. NTEU Lecture: Dennis Altman on reviving civic culture after Trump

    Posted 21 October 2016 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is proud to announce that Professor Dennis Altman will present the 6th NTEU Lecture in Sydney on 1 December, under the title ‘Reviving Civic Culture after Trump: The Role of ...

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  2. Paid domestic violence leave everybody’s business

    Posted 19 October 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Last week an article was published in The Conversation on Paid Domestic Violence Leave that was contradictory and even erroneous in parts. The NTEU wrote a response and forwarded to The Conversation. ...

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  3. Speak Up, Speak Out, Be Heard in QLD (Agenda 2016)

    Posted 19 September 2016 by (Women)

    Liz Mackinlay (UQ)m Qld Academic representative on WAC.

    On 18 August 2016, thirty-five professional staff and academic women came together in union and sisterhood for the very first time to celebrate Bluestocking Week at our inaugural NTEU Qld Women’s Conference. The title of the conference built upon the ‘A Feminist Agenda’ theme of Bluestocking Week this year, encouraging the women attending to ‘Speak Up, Speak Out, Be

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  4. Agenda 2016 now available

    Posted 19 September 2016 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    The 2016 issue of NTEU’s annual women’s magazine, Agenda, is out now. Women members will start receiving copies in the mail over the coming days (or, if you have opted for e-delivery, you will receive your notification today).

    During Bluestocking Week this year, many of us donned our 'Ask me about my feminist agenda' T shirts and found ourselves in lots of terrific and positive conversations on campus and even walking down the street. So this year’s edition of Agenda is full of the issues and debates that are part of those conversations from the ongoing challenges of reaching gender equity to dealing with the scourge of male violence against

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  5. Member discount: 5th Annual Blended Learning Summit

    Posted 7 September 2016 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members can receive a 10% off the price of attending the 5th Annual Blended Learning Summit, 19-21 October 2016, Sydney, NSW.

    To register and save 10% off the price of attending use ...

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  6. AUR Call for Papers for 2017 Special Issue: ACTIVISM AND THE ACADEMY

    Posted 6 September 2016 by Ian Dobson (NTEU National Office)

    Guest Editors: Agnes Bosanquet (Macquarie University), Kate Bowles (University of Wollongong) and Karina Luzia (Independent scholar)

    What does it mean to be an activist or to do activist work in a ...

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  7. Connect, Aug 2016

    Posted 29 August 2016 by Jeannie Rea (Uni Casual)

    Dear Colleague,
    The latest issue of Connect (vol. 9, no. 2), the NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academics in Australian universities, is now available online as a PDF or an e-book

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  8. Fee Deregulation in Death Throes following Federal Election

    Posted 4 July 2016 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Election outcome has finally put to rest the Coalition’s university deregulation agenda. On current expectations, NTEU's Defenders of Higher Education are very likely to have ...

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  9. This is real – your vote does matter (Advocate 23 02)

    Posted 21 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In this long federal election campaign it has become far too easy to be cynical and to disengage other than to ‘like’ the occasional witty meme on Facebook. 

    As we enter the final weeks of the election campaign will intensify and the big money will start advertising. The alcohol and gambling lobbies will go for Xenophon. The coal miners and their mates, including the nuclear industry, will throw their massive resources against the Greens, to not only stop Green electoral gains, but to send the message to Labor and to Turnbull to watch their step. The relatively benign coverage given to the minor players will switch off. Wilkie, Lazarus, Lambie and other recontesting Independents and new candidates will struggle to be heard at the very time their voices are needed against the cacophony of the two party

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  10. Defending public higher education and opposing $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging voters in the 2 July federal election to stand up for Australia’s world class higher education system by supporting those candidates ...

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