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  1. Evans condemns threats to academic freedom

    Posted 6 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following the threats and intimidation of climate change scientists in Australian universities, the Federal Government issued the following media release.

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  2. NTEU Media Release: Staff concerns force changes to ERA

    Posted 30 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Today’s announcement by Minister Kim Carr, outlining significant changes to the way the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment works, will be welcomed by the majority of ...

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  3. Ministerial Statement to Senate Economics Legislation Committee on ERA

    Posted 30 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Attached is the full statement Minister Kim Carr made to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee about important reforms to the 2012 ERA process. We'd draw the attention of members to the ...

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  4. New bill will protect academic freedom

    Posted 27 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President Jeannie Rea was reported in the Sydney Morning Herald discussing proposed protections for academic freedom in changes to HESA Act 2003.

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  5. NTEU submission on ERA evaluation

    Posted 15 April 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    In March 2011 the Australian Research Council (ARC) invited sectoral feedback on broad aspects of the Excellence in Research for Australia exercise. Attached is the NTEU's submission.

    For more on ...

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  6. ACTU President Ged Kearney on Precarious Employment

    Posted 29 March 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    ACTU President Ged Kearney spoke today at the ACOSS National Conference in Melbourne on the changing significance of precarious employment in the Australian labour market.

    In her speech she states; ...

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  7. Media Coverage: 'Pass Marks can be Degrading' The Australian

    Posted 17 March 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    An article today in The Australian looks at recent research on the alleged "soft marking" of international students.

    Jeannie Rea is quoted stating that some academic staff have been pushed into a ...

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  8. Review of ERA 2010 Ranked Outlets List

    Posted 16 February 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following the publication of the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2010 National Report, the ARC is reviewing the ERA 2010 ranked journal and conference lists. Public consultations are ...

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  9. Media Release: Leadership on international student welfare begins with human rights

    Posted 25 January 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President Jeannie Rea today called for the Australian Government to sign the Migrant Workers Convention as a catalyst to transforming the public debate on international student rights and ...

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  10. SMH article: Ageing academics set timebomb

    Posted 17 January 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    An article highlighting the implications of the ageing academic workforce was published in the Sun Herald yesterday. You can find the online link here.

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