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  1. Gender Inequity still a concern with women leaders missing in universities

    Posted 18 June 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Two separate articles on the issue of gender equity highlight that there is still much that needs to be done if we are to make any headway on this issue in our universities.

    Associate Dean of ...

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  2. Women to be the biggest budget losers

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

    Despite claims by the Prime Minister that he is feminist, this was the first time in over 30 years that a Federal Government did not produce a Women’s Budget Statement as one element of the official Budget Papers. While the Government has remained silent as to why it abandoned this practice, it  may be to avoid highlighting the fact that  women will be the worst affected by the measures in 2014 Federal Budget, be it in higher education, the workplace, as carers or as seniors, from any walk of life.

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  3. Call for Honours Research Project Participants on Life in Australian Society as a Woman with no Children

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

    Deakin University Honours research student Beth Turnbull is conducting research about life in Australian society as a woman with no children. 

    To assist in this, the project is ...

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  4. Proposed Paid Parental Leave Changes

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

    Federal Government’s revised Paid Parental Leave Proposal

    The current Government supported paid parental leave scheme, set up by Labor, pays all eligible mothers the minimum wage ($622.10) for ...

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  5. Progress report on domestic violence provisions in Round 6 Enterprise Agreements

    Posted 28 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Report by Margaret Moloney to the Women’s Action Committee

    In July 2013 the NTEU Women’s Action Committee successfully recommended to the National Executive that they adopt the ...

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  6. Two thirds of Australians support workplace gender reporting

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

    An Essential Media poll released today found that only 15 per cent of Australians think workplace gender reporting should be weakened to apply only to companies with more than one thousand ...

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  7. International Women's Day - March 8th

    Posted 7 March 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Saturday March 8th is International Women's Day. 
     On this day, unions celebrate the achievements we have made over the years to improve the lives of working women and also point to what ...

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  8. International Women's Day 2014 - March 8

    Posted 19 February 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU joins other unions and progressive organisations around the world in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) this year, whilst warning we face a new battle to improve Gender Equity in ...

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  9. NTEU Submission to the AHRC Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review

    Posted 4 February 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    On 22 June 2013, the Attorney-General’s Department asked the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct a national review on the prevalence, ...

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