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  1. The real facts about higher education

    Posted 15 December 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has launched a widespread advertising campaign to promote his higher education policy using television and radio ads as well as posters and a new ...

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    The real facts about higher education

    • Published: 15 Dec, 2014

  2. Higher Education Reforms Knocked Back - Common Sense Prevails over Market Ideology

    Posted 8 December 2014 by Cat Coghlan (University of Sydney)

    The defeat on Wednesday of the Federal Government’s proposed cuts to Higher Education is a welcome respite in the ideological assault on education and training in this country. While almost all ...

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  3. eYarn Oct/Nov 2014 edition

    Posted 21 November 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    We’re nearing the end of the year now with assessment time underway and another National Council done and dusted. We hope the assessment period and end of year is treating everyone well! ...

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  4. Why be a unionist in a university?

    Posted 16 November 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    Raewyn Connell (Professor Emerita, University of Sydney) was honoured with life membership of the Union at the 2014 NTEU National Council in recognition of her role as an active NTEU member and defender of quality, public higher education. 

    One of the many reasons Raewyn was honoured with life membership was her exceptional defence of higher education in her open letter and video to University of Sydney Vice Chancellor, Michael Spence, during NTEU industrial action in 2013. Click here to watch the video.

    After Council, we asked Raewyn to share why she felt it was important for higher education workers to unite and be active in the union.

    "The Union is now where the most creative and well-informed policy discussions about universities are happening. If Australian higher education is to change for the better, much of the thinking will come from the active membership of the NTEU."

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  5. NTEU supports UK HE Union Anti-casualisation Day of Action

    Posted 10 November 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU the sent the following message of solidarity to UCU (University and College Union UK), which was posted on their Anti-casualisation Day of Action live wall. Take a look at the wall – ...

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  6. NTEU welcomes formation of NAPU

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President

     The National Alliance for Public Universities (NAPU) was launched earlier today, and when I last checked, had attracted 854 likes on Facebook.  ...

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  7. EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Today NTEU members and supporters will be distributing a glimpse into the future should Pyne’s unfair higher education changes pass the Senate. The unAustralian will be available today online ...

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  8. EXTRA, EXTRA! Read all about it!

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    Today NTEU members and supporters will be distributing a glimpse into the future should Pyne’s unfair higher education changes pass the Senate. The unAustralian will be available today online ...

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  9. NTEU launches TV ad campaign with GetUp! & NUS

    Posted 13 October 2014 by edXpress (edXpress)

    The NTEU in conjunction with GetUp! and the National Union of Students has launched a television ad campaign in the lead up to a Senate vote on the Higher Education & Research Amendment Bill.

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  10. NTEU Opening Statement to the HERRA Bill Senate Inquiry

    Posted 9 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Opening Statement to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014, 8 October 2014

    Jeannie Rea, ...

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