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  1. TPP: A new threat to our Sovereignty

    Posted 4 March 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    There are some concerns for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in the current secret negotiation of a new free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

    Accusations of loss of ...

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  2. eYarn: October 2013 issue

    Posted 30 October 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Welcome to the October edition of eYarn! Since the last edition, there has been a federal election and an NTEU National Council and as we move into assessment period with a number of unis still at ...

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  3. Aunty Kerrie Doyle Graduates from Oxford

    Posted 12 September 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

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    The Indigenous Caucus would like to congratulate University of Canberra Indigenous Branch Committee member, Kerrie Doyle, for being the first Indigenous Australian ...

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  4. eYarn: August/Sept Issue

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Happy election time, all... This issue of eYarn has been held back a little bit due to the larger NTEU election campaign. There are, however, some timely updates so without further ado:


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  5. The John Pat Memorial Day Rally - 25th September 2013

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Indigenous Policy Committee, in conjunction with the National Indigenous Caucus, supports the John Pat Memorial Day protest and fundraiser. This year marks 30 years since this tragic death in ...

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  6. National Indigenous Organiser visit to NSW next week

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The National Indigenous Organiser will be visiting Newcastle and Sydney next week, holding members' meetings and participating in Bluestocking events. 

    The schedule for this visit is as ...

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  7. The coverage on the MLA Price visit to Griffith University - NTEU perspectives

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Much has been written of MLA Bess Price's cancelled visit to the Gumurrii Centre at Griffith University. Whilst this coverage has been focussed on the cancelled visit, potential reasons behind that ...

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  8. eYarn - June 2013 edition

    Posted 26 June 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    As the mid-semester break is either here, or just around the corner, for most of you, the National Indigenous Unit would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy end-of-semester.

    It has ...

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  9. NTEU Supports ABS/ERA review into Indigenous Research Codes

    Posted 17 June 2013 by Adam Frogley (Indigenous)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the announcement to incorporate specific Field of Research (FOR) Codes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.

    The announcement, ...

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  10. National Indigenous Forum draws on Pacific perspective

    Posted 5 June 2013 by edXpress (edXpress)

    The National Indigenous Forum was held from 23-24 May, and for the first time ever, was moved from its usual venue in South Melbourne to the stunning Brambuk Cultural Centre in the Grampians. NTEU National Indigenous Organiser, Celeste Liddle, reports:

    Set amongst some of the most beautiful natural bushlands in Victoria, delegates and international guests were greeted by some of Gariwerd’s most famous residents – kangaroos, kookaburras and rock wallabies – on their arrival in

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