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  1. Save Library Services Rally and Media release

    Posted 31 July 2014 by Kaylene Field (University of Sydney)

    UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT ARE CUTTING LIBRARIES AND CUTTING JOBS (NTEU Media release) 

    Management wants to charge you more, but offer you fewer library services on campus. HIGHER FEES, FEWER ...

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    Save Library Services, Save Jobs

  2. 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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  3. Workloads LHA

    Posted 30 July 2014 by Brianna Parkins (University of Wollongong)

    Law, Humanities and Arts Workload Survey.

    The creation of this new 'super faculty' demands a new workload model to remedy the discrepency felt across schools now inside the LHA model.

    We need to ...

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  4. Strike postponed: Members meeting Mon July 28

    Posted 24 July 2014 by Emma Clancy (University of Technology Sydney)

    In response to some significant shifts by management on their proposed Professional Staff Agreement, the NTEU Branch Committee and Industrial Action Group have decided to POSTPONE the 24-hour strike ...

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  5. UNSW NTEU members authorise a Protected Action Ballot over pay and conditions

    Posted 24 July 2014 by Kiraz Janicke (University of New South Wales)

    At a July 23 meeting union members at UNSW authorised the NTEU to carry out a Protected Action Ballot in order to progress our outstanding bargaining claims.

    After many months of bargaining ...

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  6. Strike for fair Agreements on Mon July 28

    Posted 18 July 2014 by Emma Clancy (University of Technology Sydney)

    The NTEU UTS Branch has launched a campaign of industrial action in pursuit of fair Professional and Academic Staff Enterprise Agreements after almost a year of negotiations with management.

    A ...

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  7. NTEU forces concessions but the fight continues

    Posted 18 July 2014 by Emma Clancy (University of Technology Sydney)

    STRIKE for fair Agreements for Professional and Academic Staff at UTS.
    Monday July 28. Picket lines from 8am. Rally at 11.30am at the Tower.
     
    A message to NTEU UTS Branch members:
     
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  8. Notice of Dispute "Implementation of Research Productive Definition"

    Posted 18 July 2014 by Lisa Roberts (Southern Cross University)

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    Dispute Notification "Implementation of Research Productive Definition"

    The NTEU SCU branch have raised a dispute in respect of the JCF's Significant Change Proposal "Implementation of Research Productive Definition" While we acknowledge the need for SCU to appropriately manage academics' work this proposal contravenes se

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  9. Support the call for a University of Sydney Convocation

    Posted 14 July 2014 by Genevieve Kelly (University of Sydney)

    This year's federal budget included major changes to higher education that will affect how governments fund universities and how universities levy fees. In a word -- deregulation. The Government's ...

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  10. University funding cuts cause severe indigestion for government (SMH 14.7.14)

    Posted 14 July 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Crossbench senators with an ear to popular opinion could become even less co-operative when university cuts come before them, with new polling showing the Coalition’s changes are poison in voter-land.

    Extensive automated phone polling across 23 federal electorates taking in all states has found cuts in federal funding and changes to allow increased fees, higher loan charges, and access to limited federal funding by non-university course providers, have not gone over well with households.

    Sixty-nine per cent of those polled said they opposed “significant increases in fees” and 65 per cent said they opposed a 20 per cent funding

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