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  1. NTEU University of Sydney Condemns Federal Budget

    Posted by Cat Coghlan (University of Sydney)

    Many people have been shocked by the harsh, first Abbott budget.  The proposals to change higher education and for further fee deregulation should not be seen in isolation.


    This Federal Budget ...

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  2. NTEU Submission to Senate Inquiry

    Posted 23 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Submission to Senate Inquiry Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s (NTEU) ...

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  3. 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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  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. Agenda 2014 out now

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.

    Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...

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    Agenda vol. 22

    Crossing the Line!

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  6. Position Vacant: University of Wollongong Branch Organiser

    Posted 4 September 2014 by Joanne Riley (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU - NSW is seeking to employ a full-time Organiser, situated at the University of Wollongong Branch of the NTEU.

    The NTEU is a federally registered union with coverage of academic and general ...

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  7. edXpress #17 (Sept 2014) out now

    Posted 3 September 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    The September issue of edXpress, NTEU's free monthly news bulletin is now available. Read it here, or click here to subscribe.

    In this issue:

    • Little for women to celebrate in this ...

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  8. If you are a Kiwi in Australia you can vote in the NZ Election

    Posted 26 August 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Most New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who live in Australia can enrol and vote in the upcoming NZ general election on or before 20 September.

    Go to ...

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  9. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

    Posted 21 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August which, if passed by both Houses of Parliament, would implement the changes ...

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  10. Pessimism about advances in gender equity in higher education backed up in latest stats

    Posted 12 August 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. While we applaud Margaret Gardner becoming ...

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