On this page you will find our media statements and media contacts for the Union. 


Monash University issues extraordinary legal threat after being accused of wage theft

Monash University has threatened to refer the NTEU to the Fair Work Commission after being accused of systemic underpayments of casual academics.


James Cook University wants to slash 10 per cent of professional jobs

James Cook University has released a radical proposal which would slash 10 per cent of professional staff positions.


Workers at Brisbane universities launch major fight

NTEU members at the University of Queensland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action with members at Griffith and QUT set to follow.

Media Contacts

Dr Alison Barnes

NTEU National President
[email protected] 


Matt Coughlan

0400 561 480
[email protected]

QLD: Michael McNally

QLD Division Secretary
0423 538 721
[email protected]

ACT:Lachlan Clohesy

ACT Division Secretary
0418 493 355

TAS: Dr Ruth Barton

TAS Division Secretary
0417 146 761

VIC:Sarah Roberts

VIC Acting Division Secretary
0412 495 146

WA: Dr Catherine Moore

WA Division Secretary
0408 900 978

NSW: Dr Damien Cahill

NSW Division Secretary
0430 248061
[email protected]

SA: Dr Andrew Miller

SA Division Secretary
0422 197 680
[email protected]

NT: Dr Rajeev Sharma

NT Division Secretary
0407 466 528