Alma Torlakovic

Long term NTEU activist

Alma Torlakovic is a long term union activist and member of the National Tertiary Education Union at the University of Sydney. Alma is a founding member of rank and file group NTEU Fightback. She seizes every opportunity to fight for staff and student rights at her work place at Sydney University. She has been part of leading strike actions and protests against university restructures aimed at squeezing more out of staff by slashing jobs and deteriorating working conditions. Alma is determined that unions should be actively fighting for the rights of workers, and her attitude is encapsulated in her own words “Every injustice is an organising opportunity”. Alma is a member of Socialist Alternative.