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  1. 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
  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Wikibomb planned to boost Wikipedia content on Australian women scientists

    Posted 4 August 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    Hot on the heels of NTEU/NUS/CAPA Bluestocking Week is National Science Week (16-24 August), during which the Australian Academy of Science is holding a Women of Science Wikibomb (14 ...

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