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  1. Restructure Dispute

    Posted 12 September 2014 by Peter Whalley-Thompson (James Cook University)

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    Letter to JCU re Academy Restructure

    • Published: 12 Sep, 2014

    Your union has written to JCU raising a dispute about the way consultation on the restructure of the Academy is being conducted.

  2. Education cuts community forums - what parents must know

    Posted 8 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Quality education is the best investment we can make in our children’s future. The nations with the best education systems focus on quality and accessibility, making sure that every child gets ...

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  3. Stand Up for Education 5.30pm Monday 15 September Tsv campus 040-105

    Posted 8 September 2014 by Peter Whalley-Thompson (James Cook University)

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    Rally against budget cuts to education next Monday 15/9 5.30 pm

    • Published: 08 Sep, 2014

    Education is for everyone. If you see a doctor you benefit from education. If you use wi-fi it's because someone used their education to invent it. If you ask a young person to show you how to use social media you benefit from their education. Stand up f

  4. Margaret Lee: My swan song

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    Margaret Lee first joined the NTEU in 1996 and has served at Division Secretary for Queensland for the past eight years. When Margaret, then a lecturer in Industrial Relations, joined the Griffith University Branch Committee, she brought with her a wealth of expertise as an industrial relations expert and labour lawyer, with significant publications on labour market regulation, industrial disputes and union rights, and bargaining and negotiation, and a wealth of experience of working with and for the union movement.

    In moving her Life Membership at this year’s National Council, the Queensland Division has said, ‘More importantly, she brought with her a solid core of strong union values which would be a great source of guidance and strength for everyone in the Queensland Division who has had the privilege of working with her. As a marvellously unpretentious and down-to-earth (but always stylish!) person, Margaret may not be aware of the extent to which she has educated those around her. The Queensland Division in particular is in her debt, as she leaves the Division bigger and stronger than it has ever been. We look forward to a continuing association in her Life Member

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  5. Agenda 2014 out now

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.

    Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...

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    Agenda vol. 22

    Crossing the Line!

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  6. edXpress #17 (Sept 2014) out now

    Posted 3 September 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    The September issue of edXpress, NTEU's free monthly news bulletin is now available. Read it here, or click here to subscribe.

    In this issue:

    • Little for women to celebrate in this ...

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  7. If you are a Kiwi in Australia you can vote in the NZ Election

    Posted 26 August 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    Most New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who live in Australia can enrol and vote in the upcoming NZ general election on or before 20 September.

    Go to ...

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  8. Why the government's higher education policies must be opposed

    Posted 21 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, is expected to introduce legislation in the week commencing Monday 25 August which, if passed by both Houses of Parliament, would implement the changes ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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