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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. Australian universities don't value their Indigenous students and staff

    Posted 11 July 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Indigenous students can contribute a lot to university life, but harsh government policies have hit them particularly hard

    This article by Celeste LIddle, NTEU Indigenous Organiser, appears in The ...

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  3. Budget a shocker for Indigenous Australians

    Posted 8 July 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Federal Budget contained a number of nasty surprises for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Cuts were expected, and pre-empted to a certain degree, but when the news came through that a total of $500 million had been cut from essential Indigenous services, the shock in the community was apparent.

    In particular, equity measures within Indigenous education, health and legal services have been the hardest hit and there seems little opportunity for response. In short, we have a huge fight ahead in a hostile

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  4. eYarn - June 2014 edition

    Posted 24 June 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Welcome to the mid-year period! We’re sure that the lead-up to this point has been incredibly busy for most people, like it has with the National Indigenous Unit, and we want to wish everyone ...

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  5. Socialist Alliance passes motion supporting sovereignty and negotiation of a treaty

    Posted 24 June 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    For Sharlene Leroy-Dyer - National Indigenous Councillor elect and Branch Committee Member, Newcastle University


    The Socialist Alliance conference was held in Marrickville over the ...

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  6. Aloha from WIPC:E 2014

    Posted 24 June 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)


    In May, the National Indigenous Unit’s Adam Frogley and Celeste Liddle, with the chair of the Indigenous Policy Committee (IPC), Terry Mason, attended the triennial World Indigenous ...

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    Elders' Ceremony at WIPC:E
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  7. Information on the NSW Division Indigenous Forum

    Posted 15 April 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    On behalf of Indigenous Policy Committee NSW Representative, Sharlene Leroy-Dyer


    Dear Colleagues,

    The NTEU NSW Indigenous Forums will be held on Monday 5th May 2014 in Newcastle and ...

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  8. eYarn April 2014 edition

    Posted 8 April 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    Not long now before the first break of the year for most universities! It’s shaping up to be a very busy first half of the year for the NTEU. Bargaining is still underway at a number of sites ...

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  9. Andrew Bolt isn't a racist, but ...

    Posted 26 March 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    This article was originally posted at ABC's The Drum. Please click here for the original article

    Posted Tue 25 Mar 2014, 4:01pm AEDT

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  • John Pilger’s "Utopia"

    Posted 19 March 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    John Pilger’s latest film, Utopia, an important look at Indigenous Australia and the issue of sovereignty, was released locally in January.


    Not of public interest...

    Utopia, which ...

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