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  1. Reining in the higher education regulator

    Posted 5 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Review of Higher Education released today by Minister for Higher Education, Senator Kim Carr, will be welcomed members of the National Tertiary Education Union because it explicitly recognises ...

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  2. Federal Election called for 7 Sept

    Posted 4 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In his speech announcing the election date this afternoon, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd referred to the opportunity given to him by a previous Labor Government when as a country kid from Queensland, the ...

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  3. There is a gender pay gap in universities: Bluestocking Week 12-16 August

    Posted 2 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    During Bluestocking Week, the Union is both celebrating the achievements of women staff and students in higher education and highlighting the ongoing gender inequities.

    Recently the ACTU President, ...

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  4. National Tertiary Education Union throws support behind Andrew Wilkie

    Posted 30 July 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will throw its support behind independent Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, in the Federal election.

    “Andrew Wilkie has ...

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  5. Latest issue of Advocate now available

    Posted 30 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The latest issue of NTEU's member magazine, Advocate, is being mailed out to members this week.

    This issue includes extensive reporting and discussion on our Dumb Cuts campaign, the Special National ...

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  6. Union members at James Cook University to stop work

    Posted 29 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    A meeting of National Tertiary Education Union members at James Cook University has voted to step up industrial action this week in the face of stand downs threatened by university management.

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  7. 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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  8. Staff walk off the job at James Cook University

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

    Staff in Videoconferencing and AV Services at James Cook University (JCU) walked off the job yesterday afternoon in disgust at management’s threat to stand down any employee participating in ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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