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  1. Media Release: Staff Vote for Industrial Action at University of QLD

    Posted 30 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) voted unanimously yesterday for further industrial action at the University of Queensland (UQ).

    From today NTEU members will be displaying ...

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  2. Media Release: Classes cancelled at UWS

    Posted 29 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) are staging a further half day strike tomorrow Wednesday 30 October and their classes will be cancelled. 

    Following a successful protest ...

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  3. NUS Media Release: NUS calls Week of Action to fight for Higher Education

    Posted 28 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students (NUS) has called a National Week of Action this week to fight for the future of higher education and to save student life at universities.

    In late September, Education ...

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  4. UWS members on the picket line

    Posted 23 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    1.30pm: Unions NSW have posted some great photos from the picket line at UWS this morning. You can view them here:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/unionsnsw/sets/72157636852932023/

    and here on ...

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  5. Hands Off Our Education, says NUS

    Posted 23 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Week of Action 28 Oct - 1 Nov, on campuses and central actions

    The National Union of Students (NUS) is organising a National Week of Action next week – 28 October – 1 November 2013. ...

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  6. Media Release: Staff to Strike at UWS Tomorrow, Wed 23 Oct

    Posted 22 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney are staging a half day strike tomorrow Wednesday October 23rd. They will picket the university’s main Parramatta South campus. With very little ...

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  7. Media Release: Bangladeshi Unionist Too Poor for Australia in Anti-Poverty Week

    Posted 21 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Australian immigration officials have refused to grant a visa to a Bangladeshi union activist on the basis that he is too poor.

    The activist's trip was to be sponsored by the National Tertiary ...

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  8. QLD Govt has gone feral with power after latest IR changes

    Posted 17 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    It's been a terrible day today for Queensland workers, including university staff.

    Today the LNP government introduced legislation bringing back Work Choices for workers in the state IR system ...

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  9. ACTU Media Release: The gap is growing between rich and poor - Australia must act to reduce levels of poverty

    Posted 14 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Insecure work is pushing more Australians with jobs below the poverty line and entrenching inequality, the ACTU said today.

    ACTU president Ged Kearney said Anti Poverty Week, which starts today, was ...

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  10. Media Release: RMIT staff to strike for a new Enterprise Agreement

    Posted 8 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Classes will be cancelled and services closed for 24 hours this Thursday 10 October as RMIT University academic and professional staff strike for their new Enterprise Agreement. 

    Picket lines ...

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