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  • Bargaining update - 26 February 2024 

    It’s packed classes and overcrowded rooms. Parking fees are up, and so are numbers on campus. The University is still refusing key claims in enterprise bargaining. The Universities Accord report is out. And our case against Monash has opened in the F
  • Bargaining update - 1 February 2024 

    At our most recent bargaining meeting, we continued to make progress on a number of important issues, but were met with further resistance to changes to the current academic workload model.

A new Enterprise Agreement for Monash University: Read the NTEU Log of Claims

The Log of Claims (LoC) lists the main improvements to pay and working conditions that NTEU Monash members want in this round of negotiations. Branch members voted on the following key priorities:

  • Safer, fairer workloads for all staff
  • Improved protections against restructures
  • 80% secure, ongoing employment by 2024
  • A decent pay-rise
  • All hours paid for all hours worked for casual staff
  • Flexible working arrangements and the right to work from home 

Your NTEU Monash Branch bargaining team: 




  • Michelle Giovas - NTEU Monash Branch Vice-President (Professional) & Lead Negotiator
  • Dr Ben Eltham - NTEU Monash Branch President
  • Dr Scott Robinson - NTEU Monash Branch Casuals' Representative
  • Dr Alice De Jonge - NTEU Monash Branch Committee Ordinary Member 

Supported by NTEU Victorian Division Industrial Officers.

Read more about our team here.

Contact us via email: [email protected] or follow the Branch on Facebook or Twitter:

"My Union Wrote an EBA": NTEU Monash Branch Bargaining Podcast
Members of the Monash University Branch of the NTEU have created a podcast to chronicle the progress towards a new Enterprise Agreement. Our aim is to release an episode after each bargaining meeting to keep everyone up to date with what's happening inside the bargaining room, and help de-mystify some of the ins and outs of negotiating an Agreement in the Australian higher education sector. Listen to any of the individual episodes below, or find them in full here.  


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