Contested election at NTEU

There are races for the two top jobs at the National Tertiary Education Union

First term national president Alison Barnes is being challenged by Fahad Ali, a casual academic at the University of Sydney. Mr Ali is running with Anastasia Kanjere on the New NTEU ticket. Dr Kanjere (La Trobe U casual) is standing for general secretary in an open contest against the union’s NSW state secretary Damien Cahill. Current general secretary Matthew McGowan is not standing.

Dr Cahill and Dr Barnes are on a ticket with national assistant secretary Gabe Gooding.