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  1. From Opposition to Ambiguity, But Still No Progress

    Posted 17 September 2013 by Anne Buchecker (Flinders University)

    A further meeting of the Formal Negotiating Group was held on Friday 13 September. Matters of key significance have been no further advanced. Interestingly, though, the management tone has changed ...

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  2. NTEU launches MyStudentDebt.com.au to highlight accumulating HELP debt

    Posted 6 September 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    A first degree shouldn’t cost a second mortgage!

    Australian students have accumulated debt from their university study of over $34 billion. We estimate outstanding HELP debt is ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    My Student Debt fact sheet

  3. If Tony Abbott wins, independent research loses

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has condemned Tony Abbott’s proposed Commission of Audit which will “re-prioritise” about $900 million in annual Australian Research ...

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  4. Will a university degree cost a second mortgage under Abbott?

    Posted 3 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)


    “The real reason for Tony Abbott’s silence on university funding in this election is because he does not want to reveal his real agenda – to increase the cost of going to ...

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  5. Equal Pay Day: Universities must close the gap, union says

    Posted 2 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Victorian and Western Australian universities are amongst the worst employers when it comes to the gender pay gap for general staff, according to figures for 2012 released by the National Tertiary ...

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  6. NTEU responds to VC's email

    Posted 2 September 2013 by John Pezy (Flinders University)

    The following message was sent to all staff at Flinders University on Monday 2 September.

    Dear colleagues.

    I write with regard to Vice Chancellor Barber's email to all staff on Friday 30 August.


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  7. NTEU warns on higher education under Coalition

    Posted 28 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s election advertisements claim that university class sizes have almost doubled in a generation.

    This is not just a slogan. It is based upon published ...

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  8. NTEU and Australian Greens to co-host a #Votesmart ‘tweetup’

    Posted 27 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Australian Greens leader Senator Christine Milne and higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will join NTEU National President Jeannie Rea in a Vote Smart ‘tweetup’ on Thursday ...

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  9. NTEU opposed to unrestrained management power in new Agreement

    Posted 22 August 2013 by John Pezy (Flinders University)

    The third enterprise bargaining meeting took place this week. A fundamental point of difference between the management and union negotiating groups has become increasingly evident. Management ...

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  10. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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