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  1. Media Release: Can hungry people go on hunger strike

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Members of the NTEU and other Victorian unions will be holding a solidarity rally with striking Bangladeshi garment workers on Friday 8 August at 12:30pm outside SBS TV in Federation Square.

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  2. ACTU/NTEU Media Release: University of Wollongong facing massive funding cuts

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    Media Release Thursday, 7 August 2014

    University of Wollongong facing massive funding cuts


    The University of Wollongong will lose almost $100 million over four years under Federal Government budget ...

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  3. Lunacy of Victorian VET Reforms highlighted by Auditor General’s Report

    Posted 7 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    On Wednesday 6 August 2014 the Victorian Auditor General’s Office (VAGO) released a report entitled. Technical and Further Education Institutes: Results for 2103 Audits.  A copy of the ...

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  4. Media Release: Higher education: the alternative

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Contrary to claims from Universities Australia and Christopher Pyne, there is an alternative to the sweeping and unfair changes to higher education proposed by the Abbott Government: better funding.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Media Release: Budget cuts of over $1.5b per year give universities no choice

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The impact of the Federal Budget’s 20% per student funding cut leaves universities with a massive funding black hole amounting to more than $1.5 billion a year from 2019 onwards, argues the ...

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  8. Public Statement on Australia’s refugee and asylum seeker crisis

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

     

     I would like to draw your attention to an article “’Here the word future is not a word': life as a refugee on Nauru" published by Professors Joseph Pugliese and Suvendrini ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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