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  1. Deregulation Mark II

    Posted 12 December 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Higher Education and Research Reform Bill (2) 2014 (introduced 3 December 2014)


    The Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 (the Bill) was reintroduced into the House of Representatives the ...

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  2. Media Release: Pyne's smoke and mirrors over 'new' scholarships

    Posted 4 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education’s announcement of ‘new’ scholarships from a ‘proposed’ Higher Education Participation Scholarships Fund is yet another education reform ...

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  3. Media Release: Amended TEQSA Bill a considerable improvement on government's original proposal

    Posted 4 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Abbott Government has passed the TEQSA Bill today with amendments that address concerns raised by the NTEU.

    The NTEU concerns were articulated in its submission to the Senate Inquiry into the ...

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  4. We’re all going on a summer holiday – well, some of us …

    Posted 3 December 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The following article by Associate Professor Sarah Kaine appeared in The Conversation on Wednesday 3 December 2014. She is a member of the NTEU UTS Branch Committee.

    The idea of the “summer ...

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  5. Media Release: $100,000 degrees still on the horizon

    Posted 3 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Yet again, the Abbott Government has ignored the public, university staff, students and their families in refusing to dump their unfair university changes.

    Instead, it has cobbled together a ...

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  6. Media Release: NTEU applauds defeat of higher education changes

    Posted 2 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU applauds the majority of Australian senators who tonight refused to pass the Abbott Government’s radical and destructive changes to university funding that would have led to many ...

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  7. SA WAC wins SA Unions Award for Blue Stocking Week 2014

    Posted 2 December 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU's Women's Action Committee (WAC) is very pleased to announce that our activities for Blue Stocking Week in SA this year were recognised by Unions SA, with the event being awarded for ...

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    ~ZW
    SA WAC accepts Unions SA Award
  8. Media Release: Desperate tinkering doesn't address $100,000 degrees

    Posted 1 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has today hit back at Christopher Pyne’s compromise higher education package, saying that tinkering around the edges wouldn’t address soaring fees under a deregulated system.

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  9. IRU response to Boosting the Commercial Returns from Research

    Posted 1 December 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The IRU have released their response to the Boosting the Commercial Returns from Research discussion paper, providing prima facie support for the Coalition's headline proposal, the Industry Growth ...

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  10. Reports Released at Insecure Work Conference

    Posted 28 November 2014 by Renee Veal (NTEU National Office)

    Two survey reports were released at the Insecure Work Conference, Online Casuals Teaching Survey 2014 and Research Staff Survey 2014.

    These reports can be found on the conference website ...

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