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  1. International Womens Day (IWD) 2017

    Posted 6 March 2017 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    International Womens Day (IWD) is on March 8th and celebrates the empowerment, diversity and strength of women and girls around the world. It will also be a day for union women to protest the Federal ...

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    IWD Rally March 8

  2. Inquiry into Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality

    Posted 2 March 2017 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    At 57% of our total membership and as a similar proportion in the sector, NTEU has always had a significant interest in issues affecting women workers and has devoted specific resources to pursuing ...

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  3. Major Political Parties Higher Education Policies & the Impact of HECS HELP Changes - Federal Election 2016 Briefing Note

    Posted 13 May 2016 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Major Polticial Parties Tertiary Education and Research Policies - Overview (Updated 20th May - Green's Research and Development Policy)

    The NTEU has undertaken a comprehensive overview of the ...

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  4. The 2016 Federal Budget Misses the Mark for Women (again)

    Posted 5 May 2016 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Although the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, had claimed that this was a Budget that would encourage women to participate in the workforce, what was revealed on Budget night fell far short of ...

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  5. A husband is not a retirement plan

    Posted 2 May 2016 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Senate Economics References Committee recently released its report on its Inquiry into the Economic Security for Women in Retirement, appropriately entitled A husband is not a retirement ...

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  6. Reflecting on the TURC

    Posted 14 January 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In his initial response to the final report of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has alleged that "This is not a case of a ...

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  7. Keeping women in STEM areas needs more than policy platitudes

    Posted 9 December 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    A great deal of noise and activity (mostly in the form of MP media releases) has occurred this week as the Turnbull Government launched its much feted Innovation Agenda on Monday (see Universities ...

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  8. NTEU Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the economic security of women confirms women working in higher ed also at risk

    Posted 20 November 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU's submission to the Senate Economics Committee inquiry into the economic security of women confirms that women working in higher education are also at risk of retiring in poverty, without ...

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  9. NTEU Submission to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the Economic Security of Women

    Posted 9 November 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into Economic Security for women in retirement.

    While the NTEU has long held concerns around the gender pay gap ...

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  10. Save Paid Parental Leave!

    Posted 5 August 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU Joins the Campaign to Save Paid Parental Leave!

    NTEU is contributing to the fight against the Abbott Government’s “Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill”- currently before a Senate ...

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