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  1. Save Our Uni - Uni job cuts bad for the city

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Adam Knobel (Southern Cross University)

    Uni job cuts bad for the city, Northern Star, 13 September 2014

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  2. Make a Submission to the Senate Committee on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government’s Budget proposals to Higher Education will radically change the sector severely impacting on Universities, staff, and students.   The NTEU has been campaigning ...

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  3. Information for Notre Dame Members - The bargaining process

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Amy Talbot (University of Notre Dame Australia)

    Notre Dame Branch will soon begin negotiations with the University for the new Enterprise Agreement. The bargaining process can often be a confusing one for members, so we have produced this ...

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  4. Little shift in gender disparity in higher ed

    Posted 16 September 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. The proportion of women vice chancellors has fallen to 20%, just eight out of 39. It had climbed to one third a few years ago. And just the second woman to head up a ‘Group of 8’ University, starts at Monash this September.

    There has been little shift in the proportion of women academics still hovering around 44%, and women are still less than one third of the professorial class, but now at least more than one quarter. While women are two thirds of general and professional staff, and have made significant inroads into senior positions (45%), there does not seem to be any recent gains. Women still predominate in lower levels and more insecure jobs across all

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  5. Save Our Uni - Messages of support for SCU staff

    Posted 15 September 2014 by Adam Knobel (Southern Cross University)

    We've been innundated with messages of support for SCU staff and the Save our Uni. Save our local jobs. campaign. Here are some of the messages we've received:

    UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE NTEU BRANCH

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  6. NTEU members vote to accept Academic Agreement

    Posted 15 September 2014 by Emma Clancy (University of Technology Sydney)

    NTEU members met on Monday 8 September to discuss the Academic Agreement proposed by UTS management. Members voted to accept the UTS proposed Academic Staff Agreement as "the best that could be ...

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  7. 3 ways you can help stop Abbott's anti-worker laws

    Posted 15 September 2014 by Emma Clancy (University of Technology Sydney)

    With bargaining at UTS all but completed we need to turn our energies towards defending what we as a branch have won. This is especially true given that the federal and state governments are ...

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  8. Community event: 'Help Wanted: Youth & Unemployed' Politics in the Pub Tues 16th Sept 6.30pm

    Posted 15 September 2014 by Jenny Whittard (University of Newcastle)

     

    The next Politics in the Pub event will feature speakers from Uni of Newcastle on a topic of interest to many in our community.

     'Help Wanted: Youth & Unemployed' No Jobs, No ...

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    Politics in the Pub flyer 16th Sept 14

    Download the community event flyer here and invite your colleagues

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  9. Barbara Pocock on Women in Higher Education

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Kiraz Janicke (University of New South Wales)

    When it was time to plan for Bluestocking Week this year, the NTEU UNSW branch could think of no more perfect person to deliver a lecture on women in higher education than Professor Barbara Pocock ...

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  10. Our Protected Industrial Action Ballot was a great success!

    Posted 9 September 2014 by Kiraz Janicke (University of New South Wales)


    The Branch has been busy these last few weeks with our Protected Action Ballot (PAB), which was open from August 14 to September 5. We are pleased to announce that members voted to support taking ...

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