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  1. Bargaining State of Play, March 2014

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    The end of 2013 saw a number of breakthroughs in negotiations at universities including Tasmania, RMIT, Charles Darwin, Murdoch and ANU.  

    Seventeen NTEU-endorsed Agreements have been finalised, with bargaining at a number of other sites progressing well. However, there are a significant number of universities where progress has stalled, forcing Branches to consider taking industrial action.

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  2. Humanities and social science under attack

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Humanities & social science under attack

    The Abbott Government has announced it plans to redirect Australian Research Council (ARC) funding from ‘ridiculous’ research in the ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.

  3. Freedom is not just another word

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    Freedom is not just another word*

    Academic freedom is the freedom to conduct research, teach, speak and publish, subject to the norms and standards of scholarly inquiry, without interference ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.

  4. Update on 48hr strike (26 & 27 March)

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Clare Danaher (La Trobe University)

    Dear members,
     
    I advised last week that meetings of members had called for a 48 hour strike for 26 & 27 March in pursuit of a new Enterprise Agreement. This is also an opportunity to ...

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    Bulletin Or Leaflet
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  5. Reducing Consumers Rights in Relation to Financial Advice

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Stop Tony Abbott Ripping You Off

    Tony Abbott is right now introducing laws that will put the profits of big banks and dodgy financial planners ahead of the savings of working Australians. If we can ...

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  6. Media Release: NTEU to support the Greens and Labor in upcoming WA Senate election

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will be supporting the Greens and Labor in the upcoming Western Australia Senate election.

    “We are pleased the Labor Party ...

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  7. NTEU supports the Respect Research pledge

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    At the conclusion of the Science meets Parliament 2014, Adam Bandt, the member for the seat of Melbourne, Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens and spokesperson on science and innovation, launched ...

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  8. Media Release: UWS staff disillusioned with UWS management

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) are becoming increasingly disillusioned with the failure of management to acknowledge their contribution to the university, the National Tertiary ...

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  9. I know what you did last summer

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    This article by Dustin Halse appears in the March 2014 issue of Advocate

    I know what you did last summer

    Most people look forward to the summer break. What’s not to love? There’s the ...

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  10. General Staff Conference 2013 (Report for Advocate)

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Report on the General Staff Conference 2013, by Lynda Davies, NTEU Vice-President (General Staff) (Advocate, vol. 21, no. 1)

    November 2013 saw an important and unique gathering of general staff ...

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