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  1. SA WAC wins SA Unions Award for Blue Stocking Week 2014

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

    The NTEU's Women's Action Committee (WAC) is very pleased to announce that our activities for Blue Stocking Week in SA this year were recognised by Unions SA, with the event being awarded for ...

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    SA WAC accepts Unions SA Award
  2. NTEU Calls on Universities to Commit to White Ribbon Day by Reinstating Survey of Sexual Assaults on Campus

    Posted 25 November 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is deeply concerned over recent media reports that a plan to collect and share data about sexual assaults on university campuses have been ‘quietly shelved’, despite many ...

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  3. NTEU Calls on Government to make Gender Equity an Urgent Priority

    Posted 25 November 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    A new study by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has highlighted the urgent need for action on gender equity in the workforce, finding that women make up just a quarter of those employed in ...

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  4. New Refugee Laws To Impact on Human Rights

    Posted 12 November 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU is appalled at new legislation proposed by Government aimed at reducing the rights and humane treatment of refugees. 

    The  Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment ...

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  5. NTEU Submission on the Reform of the ESOS framework: discussion paper

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has made a submission to the Department of Education's discussion paper on proposed reforms of the ESOS framework.

    In our submission to the 2009 Baird Review of the ESOS Act, NTEU made ...

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  6. Australia falls in international gender ranking

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    News that Australia has slipped in the international rankings for the latest global gender gap index is disappointing but predicatable.

    Australia is now 24th on the gender ...

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  7. With Vice Chancellors as supporters for his higher education policies, does the Minister really need opponents?

    Posted 30 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Summary

    An NTEU analysis of evidence, including submissions and evidence given to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research ...

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  8. On Equal Pay Day, Union warns women could earn less but pay more

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Union warns women earn less but could still pay more

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today warned that women graduates could end up earning less but still pay off increased student ...

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  9. Budget 2014: Winners and Losers

    Posted 8 July 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The fine print of the Federal Government’s 2014 Budget has now been reviewed and it is clear that the ‘Budget burden’ is quite unevenly spread, with clear winners and losers emerging. However, while we are told that the ‘Budget pain’ is necessary in order to both repair and safeguard the economy, does it really do that?  Or is the Government’s economic approach fundamentally flawed, paying heed more to the big end of town than Australia’s long term economic future?

    First, it is important to see who wins and who loses in the

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  10. 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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