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  1. The Conversation on Threats to Climate Scientists

    Posted 7 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Susanda Creagh from The Conversation reported upon a number of responses by higher education specialists and commentators about the threats being made to climate scientists here.

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  2. NTEU in the Media: Push to disclose pay for academic chiefs

    Posted 6 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Jeannie Rea is reported today in the Australian Financial Review commenting that vice-chancellors, as the leaders of publicly funded institutions, should fully disclose their remuneration packages.

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  3. SMH: Death threats to scientists

    Posted 6 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Death threats to climate scientists was reported in the Sydney Morning Herald here.

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  4. The Canberra Times: Climate of Fear article

    Posted 6 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Rosslyn Beeby from The Canberra Times reported on death threats to climate scientists at ANU, UNSW and University of Melbourne here.

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  5. Evans condemns threats to academic freedom

    Posted 6 June 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following the threats and intimidation of climate change scientists in Australian universities, the Federal Government issued the following media release.

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  6. NTEU Media Release: Staff concerns force changes to ERA

    Posted 30 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Today’s announcement by Minister Kim Carr, outlining significant changes to the way the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment works, will be welcomed by the majority of ...

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  7. Ministerial Statement to Senate Economics Legislation Committee on ERA

    Posted 30 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Attached is the full statement Minister Kim Carr made to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee about important reforms to the 2012 ERA process. We'd draw the attention of members to the ...

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  8. New bill will protect academic freedom

    Posted 27 May 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President Jeannie Rea was reported in the Sydney Morning Herald discussing proposed protections for academic freedom in changes to HESA Act 2003.

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  9. NTEU submission on ERA evaluation

    Posted 15 April 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    In March 2011 the Australian Research Council (ARC) invited sectoral feedback on broad aspects of the Excellence in Research for Australia exercise. Attached is the NTEU's submission.

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  10. ACTU President Ged Kearney on Precarious Employment

    Posted 29 March 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    ACTU President Ged Kearney spoke today at the ACOSS National Conference in Melbourne on the changing significance of precarious employment in the Australian labour market.

    In her speech she states; ...

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