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  1. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.

    With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.

    Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the

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  2. 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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  3. University students go hungry while amassing large debts

    Posted 16 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The release yesterday of Universities Australia’s report, University student finances in 2012, clearly shows that students need much more support while they are studying at university, Jeannie ...

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  4. Greens on the money when it comes to higher ed

    Posted 9 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says that the Australian Greens are on the money with the release today of their higher education policy called Investing in the Future. Fair, High ...

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  5. edXpress#9 out now

    Posted 4 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    edXpress is the subscription based monthly e-bulletin from the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) with news and views on what’s happening on our campuses around the country.

    This edition ...

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  6. NTEU calls on Senator Carr to reverse higher education cuts

    Posted 1 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU welcomes the appointment of Senator Kim Carr as Minister for Higher Education and Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

     “Senator Carr has a demonstrated track ...

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  7. Union dismayed at failure of vote condemning cuts to universities and student support

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is dismayed at House of Representative MPs who failed to back today’s motion by Deputy Greens Leader Adam Bandt condemning the Labor ...

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  8. Latest issue of Connect, vol 6. no. 2

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The 2nd Semester issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available. All casual academic members will receive a copy in the post in the coming days.

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    Connect, June 2013

  9. NTEU to spend $1million on election campaign to defend higher education

    Posted 18 June 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In an historic move, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) voted today to spend $1 million on an election campaign to defend higher education in the September federal election.

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  10. NTEU Tax Guide 2013 now available!

    Posted 18 June 2013 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU's 2012-2013 financial year tax guide, specially prepared for our members by Teacher Tax, is now available:

    Please note the 2013 Tax Guide will not be printed in hardcopy, and so will not ...

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    NTEU Tax Guide 2013

    Prepared for NTEU by Teacher Tax.