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  1. Bargaining State of Play, March 2014

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    The end of 2013 saw a number of breakthroughs in negotiations at universities including Tasmania, RMIT, Charles Darwin, Murdoch and ANU.  

    Seventeen NTEU-endorsed Agreements have been finalised, with bargaining at a number of other sites progressing well. However, there are a significant number of universities where progress has stalled, forcing Branches to consider taking industrial action.

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  2. Freedom is not just another word

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Academic freedom is the freedom to conduct research, teach, speak and publish, subject to the norms and standards of scholarly inquiry, without interference or penalty, wherever the search for truth ...

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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.

  3. Latest issue of Connect, vol 7. no. 1

    Posted 17 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The March 2014 issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available online.

    This issue is jam packed with stories, advice and opinions from causal academics across the ...

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    Connect, March 2014

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 7, no. 1

  4. Latest issue of Advocate (vol. 21 no. 1) is now online

    Posted 13 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The latest edition of the Advocate (vol. 21, no. 1) is now online at www.nteu.org.au/advocate.
    The magazine is available as an online e-mag (with high resolution zooming, browsing and print functions, click here to view) or as a PDF download

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  5. Media Release: NTEU calls on Napthine to support TAFE in wake of Hall resignation

    Posted 13 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Following the resignation of State cabinet minister, Peter Hall, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on Premier Napthine to appoint a replacement that is supportive of higher ...

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  6. Latest issue of Australian Universities' Review now online

    Posted 27 February 2014 by Ian Dobson (NTEU National Office)

    The latest issue of Australian Universities' Review, vol. 56, no. 1, is now available online. 

    For members who have opted in to subscribe, your copy will arrive in the mail shortly.

    If you ...

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    Australian Universities' Review vol. 56, no. 1

    Cover photograph: University of Adelaide at night, by Chad Mauger. ©2012

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  7. Swinburne Rips Domestic Violence Protections from Casual Staff

    Posted 27 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    In the non-union ballot currently underway at Swinburne, Vice Chancellor Linda Kristjanson has inserted new provisions into a special part of the Agreement which excludes protections against domestic ...

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  8. Universities Australia conference from the casual academic perspective

    Posted 26 February 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    With Universities Australia’s 2014 Higher Education Conference starting today, we are happy to also welcome a new social media project that focuses upon higher education issues from casual, ...

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  9. Performance Management Real Threat to Academic Freedom

    Posted 21 February 2014 by Linda Cargill (Swinburne University of Technology)

    Please find an email from Swinburne member and Human Resources Management Professor Bob Jones:


    From: Robert Jones
    Sent: Thursday, 20 February 2014 4:01 PM
    Subject: Your job security is under ...

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  10. Media Release: NTEU secures fifty jobs for struggling staff at Swinburne University

    Posted 30 January 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    After a two year dispute, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and Swinburne University have settled on an agreement that will create new jobs and help address the casualisation of the ...

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