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  1. Research Survey on Women Who Write

    Posted 15 May 2017 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is pleased to share the following link to a University of Sunshine Coast research project entitled I am a woman and I work in academia: An international collection of female academics’ ...

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    Fact Sheet
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  2. WAC Women join National Rally

    Posted 14 March 2017 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU Women's Action Committee (WAC) took time out from teh first of their two meetings this year to attend the national trade union rally on March 9, giving support to our fellow unionists whose ...

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    WAC at March 9 workers rally, Melbourne
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  3. Submission to the UN’s Special Rapporteur on violence against women - Country visit to Australia

    Posted 30 January 2017 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has made a submission for the information of the Special Rapporteur in preparation for her country visit to Australia.

    The Union’s submission (see link below) focuses on the work ...

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  4. NTEU joins in calls for all employers to adopt paid domestic leave in the workplace.

    Posted 25 November 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

     The 25th of November is White Ribbon Day and International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.   The NTEU is calling for employers to use this occasion to better ...

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  5. 12 reasons why the federal budget (and government) has failed women

    Posted 15 May 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The 2015 Budget was supposed to be 'dull and uneventful' - yet for women, this year's Budget did more than just pour salt into the wound left by last year's deeply unpopular (and unsuccessful) ...

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    Bulletin Or Leaflet
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  6. Women’s Action Committee 2015

    Posted 17 March 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Bluestocking Week (10-14 August) will again be the NTEU Branch and Division focus for showcasing the achievements of and challenges for women in higher education and research. 

    This will be the fourth year of Bluestocking Week organised by the NTEU with the National Union of Students (NUS), Council of Postgraduate Students Association (CAPA) and campus women’s groups. Each year we are adding more interesting and challenging events. Check out the website for ideas. The bottom line is that we have created a space and voice for women and feminism on campuses in a time when it has become increasingly difficult to raise all sorts of issues. We have to keep widening this space and ‘crossing the line’, as was our slogan in

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  7. Government Seeks to Wind Back Gender Equity Reporting, despite new high in Gender Pay Gap

    Posted 27 February 2015 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Despite new figures showing that the gender pay gap has blown out to 18.8 per cent, the Federal Government is seeking to water down gender equity reporting for employers.

    The latest data on average ...

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    Discussion Paper
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  8. 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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    SA WAC accepts Unions SA Award
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  9. Gender Inequity still a concern with women leaders missing in universities

    Posted 18 June 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Two separate articles on the issue of gender equity highlight that there is still much that needs to be done if we are to make any headway on this issue in our universities.

    Associate Dean of ...

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  10. Call for Honours Research Project Participants on Life in Australian Society as a Woman with no Children

    Posted 8 May 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Deakin University Honours research student Beth Turnbull is conducting research about life in Australian society as a woman with no children. 

    To assist in this, the project is ...

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