National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

National Tertiary Education Union members went on strike at the University of Newcastle and UTS for job security, manageable workloads, fair pay and for casuals to be given permanent contracts. Steve O'Brien and Kerry Smith report.

 

An NTEU picket line at the University of Sydney in June.

Progressive, grassroots activism was the winner in tightly contested elections for the NTEU Branch Committee and National Council elections at the University of Sydney. Markela Panegyres reports.

Charles Sturt University will repay millions in unpaid wages to current and former casual staff, in a life-changing win for casual employees. Susan Price reports.

While university managements are boasting huge surpluses, they are refusing to make their largely casualised staff permanent and award them pay rises. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Staff and students picketed the University of Sydney in their fourth strike day this year in support of a fair enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney are gearing up for a 24-hour strike as part of their push for an improved enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports. 

Rank-and-file members of the National Tertiary Education Union at the University of Sydney have launched a ticket for the August union elections. Jim McIlroy reports.

First Nations people have historically been excluded from Australian universities. Even so-called “sandstone universities” were built on a foundation of invasion, genocide and land theft, writes Markela Panegyres.

Pip Hinman spoke to members of the National Tertiary Education Union on the picket line at the University of Sydney.

Unionists and students have set up picket lines at the University of Sydney in support of their claim for permanency, First Nations employment targets and reasonable workloads. Jim McIlroy reports.

A spirited action against the commodification of education outside Sydney University’s Fisher Library heard from staff and students. Rachel Evans reports.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney is being replaced by a new, centralised discipline structure, reports Georgie Dixon.

 

Students and staff are campaigning against the University of Sydney’s plans to move the Gender and Cultural Studies Department into the School of Social and Political Sciences. Adam Trumper reports.

The NTEU welcomed a Federal Court decision confirming that University of Sydney staff have a legal right to be protected from disciplinary action when exercising intellectual freedom. Jeffrey Khoo reports.

Students and staff at the University of Melbourne are campaigning against management's attempts to establish a right-wing think-tank. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Neoliberal ideology has reduced tertiary education to a commodity. Students have become “customers” and academics and lecturers are now “service providers”, writes Markela Panegyres.

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