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Notice of election: Queer Officer 2023–24

Notice is hereby given for the election of one (1) Queer Officer to the council of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association for the 2023–24 term. The election will be conducted via an electoral meeting of the Queer Equity 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.

Nominations may be submitted via email to the current Queer Officer Joseph Black at jbla7301@uni.sydney.edu.au. Please include your name, SID and unikey which will be used to check your SUPRA membership. If you are not a SUPRA member, please join here – membership is free.

The electoral meeting will occur at 2pm, Thursday 15 June 2023 via ZoomUse this link to join the Zoom meeting.

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 Queer Equity Network present at the meeting. Eligible voters and nominees must be SUPRA members and postgraduate students of the University of Sydney, as well as queer-identifying.

For more information, please contact the current Queer Officer at jbla7301@uni.sydney.edu.au.

Regulations and policy

Equity Officer duty statement

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SUPRA Constitution

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

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SUPRA Electoral Regulations

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

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Other regulations and policies

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

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