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  1. NTEU Calls for Revision of Academic Workload Management System

    Posted 16 May 2014 by Marty Braithwaite (Curtin University of Technology)

    NTEU believes a complete revision of the Academic Workload Management System is requires after a survey of members revealed that it has proved unworkable and its implementation has been a shambles, ...

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  2. Budget 2014 - NTEU Fact Sheet

    Posted 16 May 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has developed a fact sheet that outlines the changes to Australia’s higher education system as announced in the 2014 Federal Budget.
     
    The fact sheet, and further analysis of the Budget, can be found on our new website A 1st Degree Shouldn't Cost A 2nd

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  3. May 21 Protest against higher education cuts

    Posted 14 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

     
    Protests against the changes to higher education in this year's budget will be held around Australia on Wednesday, 21st of May. Times vary according to city and can be seen in the image above.

    The NTEU has encouraged members not to penalise students who are attending the protests.
     
    For more information, contact our

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  4. Media Release: Budget: Road to ruin for public higher education

    Posted 13 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Tonight’s budget has seen Tony Abbott succeed in his quest to be known as an ‘infrastructure prime minister’.

    He and Christopher Pyne have paved a road to ruin for our public ...

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  5. Media Release: Budget will pave road to ruin for public higher education

    Posted 13 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Tomorrow’s Budget will see Tony Abbott achieve in his quest to be known as an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister”.

    Christopher Pyne and Tony Abbott will be paving a road to ruin for ...

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  6. What can higher education expect from the 2014-15 Budget?

    Posted 12 May 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU anticipates that the Federal Budget to be handed down on Tuesday 13 May 2014 will include the following changes to way Australian higher education is regulated and funded:

    • Significant reductions to government contribution amounts for Commonwealth supported places (CSPs).
    • Removal of caps on maximum CSP tuition fees.
    • CSP funding to be opened up to non-university higher education providers, including for-profit providers.
    • Demand driven CSP funding to expanded to include sub-bachelor higher education qualifications.
    • Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) repayment thresholds to be lowered.
    • Less favourable indexation arrangements for higher education grants.
    • Consolidation and streamlining of research block grants.

    For a more detailed analysis of these changes download the following briefing

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  7. NTEU to call for EQUIP to be axed

    Posted 8 May 2014 by Marty Braithwaite (Curtin University of Technology)

    NTEU will call for a halt to the University’s proposed EQUIP program after a survey of 173 professional/general staff revealed they believe that it is unlikely to enhance the ...

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  8. Curtin Staff Turn Out for Mayday

    Posted 8 May 2014 by Marty Braithwaite (Curtin University of Technology)

    A number of members of the Curtin NTEU Branch joined with around 10,000 other unionists for the Mayday march at Fremantle on Sunday 3 May. The march through the streets of Fremantle was followed by ...

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    NTEU members turn out for Mayday. Pictured in insets are Curtin NTEU Branch Executive members Bobby Oliver, Cathy Bardon and Scott Fitzgerald
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  9. 2014-15 Federal Budget - update 8 May latest Pyne speech

    Posted 6 May 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    ADDENDUM 8 May

    Following a speech given by the Minister for Higher Education, Christopher Pyne at the Launch of the Diamond Deposition Suite at Monash University on Thursday 8 May 2014, the ...

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