The decision represents a reversal of the Court’s 2019 ruling in favour of the University.
Although the High Court held that enterprise agreements protected academics from censure for their “honestly held opinions.”
Intellectual freedom “goes to the heart of the nature and character of the institution of the university itself.”
The NTEU signal a commitment to protecting academic freedom by appealing the Anderson case.
The NTEU will prioritise legal protections of intellectual freedom in next year's Enterprise Bargaining period.
The complaint alleges multiple breaches of the Fair Work Act and the University Enterprise Agreement
The termination of Anderson’s employment relates to his dissemination of controversial lecture material in a Political Economy unit of study
Dr Tim Anderson has been suspended and may face employment termination.
Tim Anderson is under investigation for supporting a former colleague's decision to wear an offensive patch
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