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Posts tagged with Bluestocking

  1. SA WAC wins SA Unions Award for Blue Stocking Week 2014

    Posted 2 December 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU's Women's Action Committee (WAC) is very pleased to announce that our activities for Blue Stocking Week in SA this year were recognised by Unions SA, with the event being awarded for ...

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    SA WAC accepts Unions SA Award
  2. 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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  3. NUS says “Our blue stockings are on the line”

    Posted 29 April 2013 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)


    Our blue stockings are on the line is the theme of the National Union of Students’ Bluestocking Week 2013 celebrated this week 29 April – 3 May.

    Events are organised across ...

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  4. NTEU and NUS revive Bluestocking Week (13 -17 August 2012)

    Posted 19 April 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    From the late 1980s through to the last decade Australian women students held Bluestocking Week*. This was an opportunity to campaign about and celebrate women’s participation in higher ...

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