Policy

Leadership salary reform: A New NTEU pledges to halve the salaries of the National President and National General Secretary, and to reduce the salary of National Assistant Secretary by 44%.

Date: 11 July 2022

View our salary announcement.pdf


A New NTEU rejects transphobia within our union and in our workplaces, and commits to standing by trans and gender diverse people for trans liberation.

Date: 15 July 2022

View our Policy statement on Transphobia.pdf


The Jobs Protection Framework was symptomatic of a union leadership that has lost its way: it is time for university workers to choose a new direction, one that will increase our power, our numbers, and our ability to win the battles we face.

Date: 5 August 2022

View our policy statement on the Jobs Protection Framework.pdf


A new NTEU pledges to tackle issues that workers with disabilities face, including the health and safety risks posed by COVID-19 and a develop a plan of action that responds to the catastrophic failures of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Date: 12 August 2022

View our policy statement on how we will address issues that workers with disabilities face.pdf


Organizing: what is it, why is it so important, and why doesn’t the NTEU do it?

Date: 19 August 2022 View our policy on organizing.pdf


A New NTEU is proud to endorse the call for an international academic boycott of Israel until such a time as Israeli academic institutions recognise and uphold the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.

Date: 1 Oct. 2022 View our BDS policy.pdf