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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Media Release: Pyne's higher education policy: a moveable fiasco

    Posted 29 January 2015 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has labelled the government’s higher education proposals a ‘moveable fiasco’ with crossbench Senators and the Australian public totally at a loss as what the objectives are ...

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  2. Media Release: Abbott & Pyne's higher education policy Trojan horse

    Posted 21 January 2015 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The government’s latest gambit to try and attract senate support for their unfair university deregulation legislation should be treated with the contempt they deserve, according to the National ...

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  3. Media Release: HECS advertisements a colossal failure

    Posted 27 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Only 18% of Australians support the use of public money to promote the Abbott Government’s higher education proposals, according to polling commissioned by the National Tertiary Education ...

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  4. Media Release: MYEFO confirms NTEU analysis: student debt to reach $100 billion in 2020

    Posted 16 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has confirmed the Abbott Government is shifting debt on a grand scale, and shirking its responsibility to properly fund education, the NTEU said ...

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  5. Media Release: NTEU congratulates students on their VCE results

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today congratulated the thousands of Victorian students who received their VCE results today and warned them not to let Tony Abbott’s unfair higher ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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