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Notice of election: Women’s Officer 2023–24

Notice is hereby given for the election of one (1) Women’s Officer to the Council of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association for the 2023–2024 term. The election will be conducted via an electoral meeting of the Women’s Network.

Note: all dates and times in this notice refer to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Sydney time).

Nominations are open from now and will close during the electoral meeting at 7pm on Thursday 18 May 2023. To nominate yourself for the role please fill in the nomination form.

The electoral meeting will occur at 7pm, Thursday 18 May 2023 via Zoom.

The agenda of the electoral meeting will be:

  1. Acknowledgement of Country
  2. Selection of Returning Officer
  3. Close of nominations for Equity Officer
  4. Candidate statements and questions
  5. Voting
  6. Declaration of results.

The vote will be conducted through the OpaVote online platform for all members of the Equity Network present at the meeting. All women who are SUPRA members and current postgraduate students at the University of Sydney are eligible to vote and nominate in the election.

For more information, please contact the current Equity Officer at women@supra.usyd.edu.au.

Copies of SUPRA’s Electoral Regulations and Constitution forms are available below.

If you wish to seek arbitration over any decision or process in this election, please contact the Returning Officer for the election via the current Women’s Officer at women@supra.usyd.edu.au.

Regulations and policy

SUPRA Constitution

The Constitution is the main governing document for SUPRA. Many aspects of elections are outlined within it.

Download Constitution [PDF, 450KB]

SUPRA Electoral Regulations

These regulations support the Constitution, and further outline many election processes.

Download Electoral Regulations [PDF 250KB]

Other regulations and policies

Other policies and regulations are relevant to elections, including the Councillor Code of Conduct and Safer Spaces policies.

Find all SUPRA policies and regulations

Equity Officer duty statement

Download the SUPRA Women’s Officer Duty Statement:

Download Word document

Download PDF

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