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  1. Bluestocking Week starts Monday

    Posted 7 August 2014 by John Pezy (Flinders University)

    Next week is Bluestocking Week, a celebration of women in higher education. The NTEU is running one event on campus at Flinders, with the Flinders University Student Association running another.


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  2. University of Adelaide SRC Blue Stocking Breakfast

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Juliet Fuller (SA Division)

    In addition to the SA NTEU Blue Stocking Dinner and Lunch, the University of Adelaide Student Representative Council are hosting a Blue Stocking Breakfast on Thursday 14 August 2014 from 7.30-9am in ...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Cross the line and tell us your bluestocking story

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

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    This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.

    We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities.  In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.

    We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.

    We want to hear from all women in the university community:

    • students,
    • academics
    • professional and general staff
    • graduates
    • friends

    Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status

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  9. Students call National Day of Action for August 20

    Posted 29 July 2014 by John Pezy (SA Division)

    The National Union of Students has called a National Day of Action for August 20 to protest the proposed changes to higher education.

    In South Australia there will be a rally outside Parliament ...

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  10. South Australia rejects Government’s unfair university changes

    Posted 29 July 2014 by John Pezy (SA Division)



    Independent polling commissioned by the National Tertiary Education Union has shown strong swings against the Coalition in the seats of Adelaide, Boothby, Sturt and Hindmarsh ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    Age of Inequity