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  1. Connect, Aug 2016

    Posted 29 August 2016 by Jeannie Rea (Uni Casual)

    Dear Colleague,
    The latest issue of Connect (vol. 9, no. 2), the NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academics in Australian universities, is now available online as a PDF or an e-book

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  2. Fee Deregulation in Death Throes following Federal Election

    Posted 4 July 2016 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Election outcome has finally put to rest the Coalition’s university deregulation agenda. On current expectations, NTEU's Defenders of Higher Education are very likely to have ...

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  3. Make Equality Happen!

    Posted 21 June 2016 by David Willis (QUTE Blog)

    Make Equality Happen, NTEU Branch Kit

    Branch Committees and activists,

    Here are a number of resources to help you put the Liberals last and to make equality happen!

    In the shadow of the recent ...

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  4. This is real – your vote does matter (Advocate 23 02)

    Posted 21 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    In this long federal election campaign it has become far too easy to be cynical and to disengage other than to ‘like’ the occasional witty meme on Facebook. 

    As we enter the final weeks of the election campaign will intensify and the big money will start advertising. The alcohol and gambling lobbies will go for Xenophon. The coal miners and their mates, including the nuclear industry, will throw their massive resources against the Greens, to not only stop Green electoral gains, but to send the message to Labor and to Turnbull to watch their step. The relatively benign coverage given to the minor players will switch off. Wilkie, Lazarus, Lambie and other recontesting Independents and new candidates will struggle to be heard at the very time their voices are needed against the cacophony of the two party

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  5. Defending public higher education and opposing $100,000 degrees

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging voters in the 2 July federal election to stand up for Australia’s world class higher education system by supporting those candidates ...

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  6. Advocate vol. 23 no. 2 out now

    Posted 20 June 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The June 2016 edition of Advocate, vol. 23 no. 2, is now available online. Members will receive their print version this week, or their e-delivery notification today (20 June).

    This edition ...

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    Advocate, June 2016

    Federal Election 2016. $100,000 degrees? No way.
  7. Enterprise Bargaining Update 3 June 2016

    Posted 7 June 2016 by Michael McNally (James Cook University)

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    Enterprise Bargaining Update 3 June 2016

    NTEU members met on 3 June to hear the detail of what management want in this round of bargaining.
  8. NTEU Elections 2016 - Get Involved

    Posted 26 May 2016 by Lachlan Hurse (Qld Division)

    NTEU Elections – 2016

    Have you thought about standing for election? Here are some testimonials from current elected union officials.

    Nominations open on 27 May, 2016 and ...

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  9. Impact of 2016 Budget on Universities

    Posted 12 May 2016 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    Trying to work out the impact of higher education changes announced as part of the 2016 Federal Budget is far from straightforward. This paper attempts to provide readers with a better understanding ...

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  10. UniSuper Statement by NTEU General Secretary

    Posted 27 April 2016 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    I am very grateful for the response of UniSuper Fund members including those who are members of NTEU in registering a strong protest about the serious mistake made by UniSuper Management in issuing a ...

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