SUPRA 2016 General Election

Election Documents

 

Notice of Election SUPRA Councillors 2016-2017

Notice is hereby given of the election of 23 ordinary Councillors to the Council of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association for the 2016-17 term.

Nominations will open today, the 4th of April, 2016 at 7:00pm and close 7:00pm Monday 18th of April 2016. Nomination forms may be obtained in person at the SUPRA Offices or online – Nomination Form. An up to date copy of the electoral regulations may be found in the SUPRA offices and will be emailed to all nominees. All candidate nominations should include a candidate statement. All ticket nominations should include a ticket statement.

Nominations will be accepted via the submission of a completed nomination form, which may be emailed to returning.officer@supra.usyd.edu.au, faxed to (02) 9351 6400, or posted to:
Returning Officer (SUPRA)
Level 2, Holme Building A09
Science Road,
University of Sydney
NSW 2006

Any postgraduate student who is also a SUPRA member is eligible to nominate and vote in this election. SUPRA membership is free and available to postgraduate students by subscribing in person at the SUPRA Offices, or subscribing online.

NOMINATIONS WILL OPEN:

7pm Monday 4 April 2016

NOMINATIONS WILL CLOSE:

7:00 pm Monday 18 April 2016

POSTAL BALLOTS WILL BE ISSUED:

Tuesday 27 April 2016

POLLS WILL BE OPEN:

Thursday 12 and Friday 13 May 2016 11:00 am -7:00 pm

POLLS WILL CLOSE:

7pm Friday 13 may 2016.

The Returning officer will declare the result of the election by 16 May 2016.

ELECTION OF OFFICEBEARERS:

After the election of SUPRA council members, the new council elects from among itself six office bearers- a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, an Education Officer and a Director of Student Publications. These are paid a stipend, as of 2016 the rate of that Stipend is $25.80/ hour. The President is engaged to work thirty five hours a week, the Vice-President and Education Officer twenty one hours a week each, the Secretary and Treasurer fourteen hours a week each and the Director of Student Publications seven hours a week.

Rafael Mazzoldi
SUPRA Returning Officer, 2016