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  1. NTEU Submission on the Reform of the ESOS framework: discussion paper

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has made a submission to the Department of Education's discussion paper on proposed reforms of the ESOS framework.

    In our submission to the 2009 Baird Review of the ESOS Act, NTEU made ...

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    Submission
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  2. Australia falls in international gender ranking

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    News that Australia has slipped in the international rankings for the latest global gender gap index is disappointing but predicatable.

    Australia is now 24th on the gender ...

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  3. With Vice Chancellors as supporters for his higher education policies, does the Minister really need opponents?

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

    Summary

    An NTEU analysis of evidence, including submissions and evidence given to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research ...

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  4. 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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  5. 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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    Fact Sheet
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  6. NTEU Submission to the Inquiry into the Abbott Government's Commission of Audit

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

    On 11 December 2013, the Senate resolved to establish the 'Select Committee into the Abbott Government's Commission of Audit' to inquire into the Commission of Audit established by the Federal ...

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  7. Government Acts on Bullying in the Workplace

    Posted 14 February 2013 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government has announced its response to a parliamentary inquiry into workplace bullying, chaired by Amanda Rishworth MP.  Supporting the majority of the 23 recommendations made by ...

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  8. 2012 Academic Staffing figures show women still under represented at top level; Academic workforce ageing faster than ever

    Posted 14 November 2012 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) has released the 2012 staffing figures, and as always, there is some interesting data.

    In ...

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  9. Equal Pay Day on Sunday 2nd means women have had to work 64 days extra for pay equity

    Posted 31 August 2012 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The average woman has to work until this Sunday, 2 September to earn as much as the average man did in the last financial year - an extra 64 days. This Sunday, Equal Pay Day will highlight the ...

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  10. Private Providers allegation that Department is "sabotaging" Australia's higher education sector are off base.

    Posted 22 August 2012 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Stephen Nagle, director of the nationally spread Holmes Institute (a private provider mainly focusing on business degrees and diplomas in business, english and cookery), has come out ...

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