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  1. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

    Posted 21 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August which, if passed by both Houses of Parliament, would implement the changes ...

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  2. NTEU Supports NUS Rally- Wednesday 20 August

    Posted 18 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    On Wednesday August 20 the National Union of Students (NUS) will be holding a National Day of Action to oppose the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education.

    The Rally will ...

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    Bulletin Or Leaflet
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    NUS UofA Aug 20

  3. NTEU Rally TODAY 10 September

    Posted 18 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    NTEU rally to protest the deregulation of Australian Universities and the federal funding cuts to higher education.

    The rally is in response to legislation introduced to the House of Representatives ...

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    Pyne office Rally SA 2014

  4. Pessimism about advances in gender equity in higher education backed up in latest stats

    Posted 12 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies.

    In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. While we applaud Margaret Gardner becoming ...

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  5. Use of Professional Development Funds

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (University of South Australia)

    A number of members have contacted the NTEU expressing concern or confusion about UniSA practices with regard to Professional Development Funds.

    The Branch has consulted on this with the National ...

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  6. Bluestocking Week - Abbott Govt has crossed the line

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In the lead up to Bluestocking Week 2014 (11-15 August), NTEU National President Jeannie Rea asks are we standing still or actually going backwards? Will women’s achievements in higher ...

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  7. Would Albert Einstein define Christopher Pyne’s higher education reforms as madness?

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    In a story published in the Australian Higher Education Section of 6 August 2014 (Andrew Forrest, BCA ‘need reality check’ on VET reforms) reporter John Ross reminds us that Albert ...

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  8. Financial impact of Budget changes on Australian universities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    There is no argument that future students will bear the greatest costs if the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education announced in 2014-15 Federal Budget are implemented. The ...

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  9. Impact of Budget changes on regional and outer metropolitan universities and communities

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The consensus is that rural and regional communities will be hardest hit by the Budget’s higher education changes. This understanding is shared amongst higher education experts and by ...

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  10. Wikibomb planned to boost Wikipedia content on Australian women scientists

    Posted 4 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    Hot on the heels of NTEU/NUS/CAPA Bluestocking Week is National Science Week (16-24 August), during which the Australian Academy of Science is holding a Women of Science Wikibomb (14 ...

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