Tag: Australian Universities

Australia’s universities: bosses reel in $1m-plus salaries, $1bn profit on back of staff underpayment – Michael West

Teaching casual staff at universities underpaid

The rampant commercialisation of Australia’s public universities has been laid bare as they engage in behaviour more expected of multinationals than learned institutions. While huge numbers of teaching staff have been casualised, the sector is reporting bumper profits and eyewatering corporate salaries. Michael Sainsbury runs the numbers.

Australia’s universities: bosses reel in $1m-plus salaries, $1bn profit on back of staff underpayment – Michael West