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  1. Call for registrations - NTEU National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Forum 2017

    Posted 3 July 2017 by Adam Frogley (Indigenous)

    The NTEU National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Forum will be held from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 August 2017.  

    The theme for this year’s National Forum is ...

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  2. NTEU congratulates Celeste Liddle

    Posted 7 March 2017 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    On behalf of the the Union, I would like to congratulate NTEU National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Organiser, Celeste Liddle who was inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women ...

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  3. eYarn Oct/Nov 2014 edition

    Posted 21 November 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    We’re nearing the end of the year now with assessment time underway and another National Council done and dusted. We hope the assessment period and end of year is treating everyone well! ...

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  4. Changes to funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...

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  5. 18C and the ‘right to be bigots’

    Posted 26 June 2014 by Adam Frogley (Indigenous)

    On 25 March 2014 – a watershed day in the debate of freedom of speech versus the right for all Australian citizens to be protected from acts of racial discrimination – Attorney-General George Brandis announced the Government intended to repeal Sections 18.B, C, D and E from the Racial Discrimination Act (1975), replacing them with a ‘strengthened’ version.

    This brought passionate pleas from many community organisations and individuals to immediately withdraw the proposal. 

    While it would appear that the Government is forging ahead with this move on the basis that they see fault with these sections of the Act, the explanations from the Attorney-General on why his new proposed wording would be beneficial fall far short of the existing protections in the Act.

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  6. Cuts to higher education funding threaten Indigenous enrolments and university staff numbers

    Posted 24 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the news last week from the office of Minister for Higher Education Senator Kim Carr that a record number of Indigenous students are now ...

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  7. NTEU Morning Star Scholarship winner 2013

    Posted 5 June 2013 by edXpress (edXpress)

    Caroline Arbon, a fourth year social work undergraduate at Charles Darwin University, has won the 2013 the NTEU [NT] Morning Star Scholarship. Lolita Wikander, NT Division Secretary, told edXpress that the annual scholarship is awarded to an Indigenous student in the final semester of a VET [Certificate 4 or Diploma] or in the final year of a higher education [undergraduate]

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  8. Final Reminder - National Indigenous Forum 2013

    Posted 7 May 2013 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The NTEU Indigenous Policy Committee (IPC) will conduct the 2013 NTEU National Indigenous Forum on Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th of May, at the Brambuk Cultural Centre in Halls Gap ...

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  9. Indigenous staff critical to boosting Indigenous university student numbers

    Posted 18 December 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomed the announcement today (17 December) by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Evans, on plans to double the number of Indigenous ...

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  10. eYarn - Shutdown Period edition

    Posted 14 December 2012 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Welcome to the end of the year! The National Indigenous Unit hopes that the assessment/application period is going well for everyone, and that all enjoy a well-earned break during the shutdown ...

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