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  1. eYarn - August 2014 edition

    Posted 28 August 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Welcome to this bumper August 2014 edition of eYarn! We trust that semester 2 is going well. The second half of 2014 marks a busy time for the NTEU so without further ado, here are some of the things ...

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  2. If you are a Kiwi in Australia you can vote in the NZ Election

    Posted 26 August 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Most New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who live in Australia can enrol and vote in the upcoming NZ general election on or before 20 September.

    Go to ...

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  3. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

    Posted 21 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August which, if passed by both Houses of Parliament, would implement the changes ...

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  4. WA Bluestocking Week 2014 in pictures

    Posted 15 August 2014 by Amy Talbot (WA Division)

    It's been another fantastic Bluestocking Week in WA, with many interesting events to celebrate and to discuss crossing the line in the struggle for education, equality, rights and respect for women.


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  5. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten visits Curtin, to campaign against the Government's changes to the University sector.

    Posted 14 August 2014 by Ryan Costello (Curtin University of Technology)

    Today, Opposition and Labor Leader Bill Shorten visited the Tav at Curtin, to give his party's views on the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to higher education. The NTEU was formally ...

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    Mr Shorten with Branch Committee Members Silvia Lozeva and Bobbie Oliver
  6. Pessimism about advances in gender equity in higher education backed up in latest stats

    Posted 12 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies.

    In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. While we applaud Margaret Gardner becoming ...

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  7. UWA Blue Stocking Week Panel Discussion Wed 13th Aug Fox LT 4-6pm

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Eileen Glynn (University of Western Australia)

    NTEU/NUS and UWA Guild present a panel discussion on the theme "Crossing the Line".

    The panel speakers are W/Prof Carmen Lawrence, Prof Trish Todd, A/Prof Aileen Walsh 
    and Rebecca Doyle (UWA ...

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  8. ECU Student Guild Hosts Education Q&A

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Jayne van Dalen (Edith Cowan University)

    After the success of the last Q&A session in June regarding higher education, the Guild has been approached by Federal Members, who wanted to make themselves available for an informal Q&A ...

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    Education Q&A

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  9. 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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  10. 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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