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  1. Australian Electoral Commission Post-Election Report for 2016 and NTEU Response

    Posted 11 April 2017 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    Under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009, the NTEU is required to respond if the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) considers a rule of the Union to be difficult to ...

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  2. Rule change

    Posted 10 October 2016 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has applied in October 2016 to the Fair Work Commission to alter its Registered Rules.

    The proposed rule change can be found here:


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  3. Interns – a new frontier for exploitation (Advocate 23 02)

    Posted 27 June 2016 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    Many students benefit from placements and work experience opportunities during courses of study, in the university and vocational education sectors. In fact, learning practical professional and technical work skills in real workplaces is often a pre-requisite for completing a qualification. 

    However, with high levels of unemployment affecting even skilled occupations in recent years, there has been an increasing trend to exploit those seeking on-the-job experience by the use of dubious, and sometimes illegal, internship

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  4. NTEU Rule Changes

    Posted 14 May 2012 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    Fair Work Australia has approved our changes to the NTEU Rules, which were adopted at the National Council meeting in 2011.

    The most significant changes consolidate the structure of the Northern ...

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    NTEU Rules (as at 4 May 2012)

    • Published: 14 May, 2012
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  5. NTEU Lodges Submission to Review of Fair Work Act

    Posted 21 February 2012 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government introduced the Fair Work Act in 2009, to replace the previous “WorkChoices” regime. At that time, it indicated that it would conduct a Review of the operations of ...

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  6. New Version of NTEU Rules

    Posted 18 July 2011 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    The General Manager of Fair Work Australia has approved a number of Rule changes passed by the 2010 National Council and others passed by postall ballot of National Council early in 2010.

    A copy of ...

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    NTEU Rules 14 July 2011

    • Published: 16 Jul, 2011
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    NTEU Rules as at 14 July 2011
  7. Bans on student results at UNSW and VU

    Posted 19 July 2010 by Ken McAlpine (NTEU National Office)

    Members will probably have seen media reports on enterprise bargaining negotiations at VU and UNSW, and in particular the current protected industrial action in the form of the withholding of student ...

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