In a protected action ballot yesterday, staff voted overwhelmingly to authorise any future action.
Last night, chaos descended on the room as Labor campaigners and Socialist Alternative traded tirades over whether Prime Minister Anthony Albanese can enact positive change.
The Executive will enjoy a year-long term in their respective roles.
USyd’s enormous wealth consolidates a crisis in tertiary education and indicates a university executive crying wolf over the grinding austerity measures of the past years.
Student loans are indexed to the consumer price index, which has seen substantial inflation this year.
Eligible staff will receive a 2.1 per cent pay rise and one-off $1000 payment.
The rooftop courtyard of Fisher Library has been locked for 30 years. Following an Honi Soit campaign, it will reopen as early as 2023.
The tune of a cashed-up USU is very audible following the latest Board Meeting.
The $185 million surplus comes after two years of staff redundancies, which were justified as cost-saving measures in the context of COVID.
The NTEU’s third strike this month comes just after the University revealed its $1.04 billion surplus yesterday.