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  1. NTEU Expert Seminar #2, Off Track - Research Staff & Insecure Employment in Australia, now online

    Posted 7 November 2014 by Helena Spyrou (NTEU National Office)

    The video, presenters' slides and papers of the 2nd NTEU Expert Seminar, hosted in Melbourne on 9 October 2014, is now available at: http://www.nteu.org.au/seminars/2014/off_track

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  2. $100,00 degrees are no fantasy

    Posted 7 November 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    When the NTEU was giving evidence to the Senate Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill on 8 October 2014, the chair, National Party Senator for Victoria, Bridget ...

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  3. ACT VCs spar over deregulation

    Posted 7 November 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    The vice-chancellors of Canberra’s two universities have been high-profile advocates for opposite sides in the debate over the future of higher education funding.

    In one corner Ian Young, ...

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  4. 2014 in review

    Posted 6 November 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Over the last twelve months the Union has faced the full force of the new Coalition Government’s economic and social policy.  

    The Pyne plan to deregulate university fees, subsidise ...

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  5. The rights of academic writers

    Posted 6 November 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Academics are teachers and researchers and administrators. Many are also writers, whether it is of journal articles or scientific papers or scholarly monographs. For many academics, writing for ...

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  6. Third Degree: Older students may be hardest hit by fee deregulation

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

    This article is written by Erica Cervini who writes the Third Degree blog and is a long-time observer of Australia's higher education scene.

    School-leavers who do degrees are winners. They can hope to ...

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  7. NTEU /GetUp! ad to air

    Posted 3 November 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In the lead up to the senate debate over the future of university funding, NTEU and GetUp are showing our TV advertisement on air and online.  This ad is going to be seen thanks to the support ...

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  8. NTEU defeats JCU after it tries to take staff to the cleaners

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU has defeated an application in the Federal Court by James Cook University (JCU) that sought to unilaterally change the wording in the Agreement to enshrine management’s interpretation ...

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  9. 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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  10. NTEU stands up for universities while VCs whimper

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members should be mighty proud of themselves as advocates for higher education speaking out against the plans of the Federal Government to wreak havoc upon our public and accessible higher ...

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