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  1. National General and Professional Staff Conference 2013

    Posted 8 April 2014 by Adam Knobel (NSW Division)

    On 5 – 6 November at the University of Adelaide, NTEU held a national conference for general and professional staff. The key themes of the conference were to examine:

    • The roles of ...

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  2. Member action builds a strong Union and wins great outcomes for general staff

    Posted 8 April 2014 by Adam Knobel (University of Sydney)

    Sydney University Branch have won a great Enterprise Agreement and built a stronger, bigger Branch following 7 days of industrial action in 2013.

    Over 200 new members have joined the NTEU – and ...

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    Congratulations to Sydney Uni NTEU members Congratulations to Sydney Uni NTEU members
  3. Commission of Audit: one-sided, secretive and political

    Posted 7 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    This article by Terri MacDonald appears in the March 2014 issue of Advocate


    In October, the Federal Government announced the commencement of the National Commission of Audit, intended to be a ...

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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.

  4. edXpress #12 (April 2014) out now!

    Posted 7 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    After a few month's hiatus, NTEU's free subscription based monthly e-bulletin, edXpress is back. With news and views on what’s happening on our campuses around the country, we file on ...

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  5. Media Release: Grattan Report Prepares Ground for Increase in University Fees

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

    Yesterday’s report by Andrew Norton at the Grattan Institute entitled “Doubtful debt: the rising cost of student loans” prepares the ground for the Abbott Government to ...

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  6. Media Release: Cleaning Jobs Go While JCU Makes Millions

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

    At a meeting on Wednesday morning, James Cook University (JCU) cleaning staff on the Townsville campus were told their jobs will go as part of the University’s push to outsource services on its ...

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  7. Uni student debt will exceed $50billion by 2016

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

    The Grattan Institute has released a new report entitled Doubtful debt: the rising cost of student loans, which shows that the level of outstanding debt owed by Australian tertiary education students ...

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  8. Victorian TAFES under pressure.

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

    The Australian’s High Wired got the interpretation of the latest financial results for Victoria’s TAFE’s absolutely right when it blogged:

    Exciting times in TAFE: In a remarkable, ...

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  9. NTEU Occasional Lecture 7 May 5.30pm Ann-Mari Jordens, ‘Sustaining and destroying hope: Australia’s refugee history from 1947-2014’

    Posted 7 April 2014 by Kaylene Field (University of Sydney)

    NTEU Occasional Lecture 7 May 5.30pm - 7.30p, Wallace Theatre 

    Ann-Mari Jordens, ‘Sustaining and destroying hope: Australia’s refugee history from 1947-2014’

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  10. Germany's permanent precarious academics

    Posted 3 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    This article by Janin Bredehoeft, University of Sydney, appeared in the March 2014 issue of Connect


    Only 20 per cent of the academic workforce in German higher education institutions is in ...

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