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Election for Women’s Officer

30 July at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Thursday, 30 July 2020 1pm
Outside the Courtyard Cafe, Holme Building

Notice is hereby given for the election for the position of one (1) Women’s Officer to be held at 1pm on Thursday, 30 July 2020 in the area outside the Courtyard Café (Level 3 Holme Building), directly upstairs from SUPRA offices.

Should more than 20 people attend the meeting at the same time, it will be postponed until such time as a safe voting environment or alternative process can be provided.

Any Member of the Association, who is currently enrolled as a postgraduate student at the University of Sydney, and identifies as a woman is eligible to nominate themselves for the position, subject to the SUPRA Constitution and SUPRA Electoral Regulations. Download a nomination form.

Nominations are now open and need to be sent to the SUPRA Co-Presidents: president@supra.usyd.edu.au by 11am Wednesday 29 July 2020.

The Women’s Officer is an equity position and has a seat on the SUPRA Council. The duties and responsibilities of the Officer are defined by SUPRA’s Constitution and the Duty Statement for the position. The position has a maximum stipend of fourteen (14) hours per week. The elected candidate will receive an induction when they join the Council.

The election will be conducted in accordance with the SUPRA Constitution and the SUPRA Electoral Regulations, as well as relevant public health legislation. The meeting schedule will be as follows:

  1. Introduction and election of a Returning Officer
  2. Explanation of the election procedure
  3. Candidates’ statements/speeches
  4. Casting of secret ballots
  5. Appointment of scrutineers and counting of votes
  6. Announcement of results by Returning Officer

Please note that only currently enrolled postgraduate students who identify as women and are members of SUPRA are eligible to nominate and vote in the election. The polling booth will be open for one hour after the candidate statements have been made and all eligible students must cast their votes during this time.

For any questions, contact the SUPRA Co-Presidents: president@supra.usyd.edu.au


30 July
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Courtyard Cafe, Level 3, Holme Building, Sydney University
Level 3 Holme Building (A02)
Camperdown, NSW 2006 Australia
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