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Presidents Report – Assessment Procedure Policy

A few editions ago I reported on the existence of the Simple Extension. I said that they were important to those in the student body who rely on the face to face relationship between staff and student and those who may have anxiety when dealing with University Administration teams in
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The SRC Stands in Solidarity with the Staff against the Uni restructure

By the time this report is released a staff rally at our University will be in its final stages of planning for Wednesday 5th August. This rally is lead by the NTEU and the SRC stands in solidarity with it. This is because the SRC will always stand for workers’ rights and values the c
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Students come back to Uni amid news of Uni Restructure

On behalf of the SRC I would like to welcome all students back to uni for Semester 2 of 2015. Hopefully you had an eventful and/or relaxing July break. During the time you’ve been gone, the Executive and myself have been reviewing the University’s Complaint’s and Policy Procedures whi
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The SRC Passes the budget

At long last, the budget is here. Last month an SRC Council meeting passed our proposed spending for the year with a unanimous vote. We’re happy to be able to expand our legal and casework services, increase funding to activism, complete a number of sorely needed projects and return a
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Presidents Report – Week 9

As we move well into the 2nd half of the first semester this year, it’s understandable that many students would be feeling the heat of the inconvenient times that assignments will become due or feeling stressed from preparing for exams in just a few weeks. I would like to wish all of
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Farewell to Ray Jackson, President of the Indigenous Social Justice Association

Last week the black movement lost one of its strongest fighters for Aboriginal rights. Uncle Ray Jackson passed away peacefully in his sleep on the night of Thursday 23rd April after attending a regular Indigenous Social Justice Association Meeting. Uncle Ray was the President of the
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Report on the Student Services Amenities Fee (SAFF) Allocation

Three months of negotiations and two rounds of funding applications later, the University has announced how the 2015 Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) will be allocated between its student organisations. This was decided by the SSAF Allocation Committee, chaired by Professor T
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Addressing Anti-Semitism allegations

Recently, the Vice Chancellor sent around an email to all staff and students of the University alleging that student activists had been engaging in anti-Semitic behaviour on campus. This has been a growing controversy within the walls of our University and it’s time that a few things
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Be part of history and a better society that’s actually ours and get involved in these campaigns…

In the past week we’ve seen a huge victory for students across the country while witnessing some of the most disillusioned remarks from the Prime Minister and the Western Australian Government regarding Aboriginal communities. Monday last week saw a form of direct action taken by myse
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Kyol Blakeney wants you to have a think about your future.

As the semester picks up momentum and uni begins to take over your life, I want you to have a think about your future. Upon enrolling into university, many of you would have selected to pay for it through HECS. By the time you read this report the Senate may have already voted on the
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