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  1. Media Release: Pyne’s new Commonwealth Scholarships scheme is inequitable and unworkable

    Posted 25 June 2014 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) analysis (attached) shows that the proposed new Commonwealth Scholarship scheme for higher education students introduced as part of the 2014-15 Federal Budget ...

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  2. Declaration of uncontested positions for NSW Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the NSW Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  3. Declaration of uncontested positions for NT Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the NT Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  4. Declaration of uncontested positions for Tas Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the Tas Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  5. Declaration of uncontested positions for Vic Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the Victorian Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  6. Declaration of uncontested positions for ACT Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the ACT Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  7. Declaration of uncontested positions for Qld Division

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Declaration of uncontested positions in the Qld Division for the 2014 round of NTEU elections.

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  8. Bargaining update - June 2014

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    There has been intense activity at several Branches over the last few months, with industrial action reported in the last edition of Advocate at the University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland (UQ) resulting in finalised Agreements. More recently, staff have taken action at University of Technology, Sydney, Macquarie University and Navitas (La Trobe) in pursuit of fair Agreements.

    Agreements completed and close

    Staff at Monash University and UQ were set to be balloted at the time of writing, with the Agreements delivering annual pay rises of 3% and 3.1% respectively.

    Other Agreements that have been approved, or are before Fair Work Commission for approval, include the University of New England, Flinders University, University of South Australia, University of Western Sydney, La Trobe University and QUT.  The Macquarie University Academic Staff Agreement has also been finalised.

    The Bargaining State of Play table shows an overview of pay and conditions achieved in all completed

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  9. Bluestocking Week 2014: Crossing the Line

    Posted 23 June 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    This year’s Bluestocking Week theme is ‘Crossing the Line’. How could it be otherwise? The line has been crossed already, not by us but by the Abbott Coalition Government and their advocates and supporters, who are seeking to wind back the clock as they actively attack pro-women and feminist policies and perspectives. We cannot stand on the sideline, but have to cross the line ourselves.

    Last year, we focused on what the future may hold as it looked like the outcome of the federal election would be a neo-conservative Coalition Government.  

    The National Union of Students (NUS) announced early last year that ‘Our bluestockings are on the line.’ NTEU responded in August arguing that we must ‘hold the line’, defending equity and accessibility in universities, highlighting the value of education in a progressive society, and underlining the need to maintain a quality higher education sector through appropriate levels of public

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  10. Gender Inequity still a concern with women leaders missing in universities

    Posted 18 June 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Two separate articles on the issue of gender equity highlight that there is still much that needs to be done if we are to make any headway on this issue in our universities.

    Associate Dean of ...

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