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Posts Tagged ‘ Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill ’

Last bastion of forced unionism faces extinction

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Student Features

The ACT party’s Freedom of Association bill – heading into its final stages in Parliament – could destroy student unions as we know them.

JONATHAN CHILTON-TOWLE talks to both sides of a debate about the world’s last surviving compulsory unions.



Voluntary student membership backed

Oct 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NewsWire poll shows select committee decision supported.



Student body mess ‘a tragedy’ for Whitireia

Aug 18th, 2010 | By | Category: News

The revelation that $1 million in cash and assets has disappeared from Whitireia Independent Students’ Association is a tragedy, says ACT MP Sir Roger Douglas.

His private member’s bill to make association membership optional is currently before a Parliamentary select committee.