Liam Thomas

Liam Thomas

SRC General Secretary
Abbey Shi

Abbey Shi

SRC General Secretary

The General Secretaries work with the President of the SRC to coordinate the day to day functioning of the SRC. This involves sitting on the SRC’s Executive, acting as a member of the Board of the SRC’s Legal Service and liaising with the SRC’s office bearers, councillors and editors of Honi Soit. The General Secretaries also put together the SRC’s annual budget and its submission to the University of Sydney for its allocation of funding collected from students through the Student Services and Amenities Fee. The General Secretaries also edit the annual Counter Course guide for students along with the Education Officers and organise the SRC’s Welcome-Week presence as well as other outreach events.

The duties of the General Secretary include:

  • Promoting the SRC and its services for undergraduate students
  • Serving as a Director of the SRC Legal Service
  • Assisting the Education Officers with producing the Counter Course handbook
  • Keeping the books of the finances and property of the SRC and supervise the receipt and payment of all money paid to and by the Council, including working with the auditors on a Balance Sheet and Statement of Income and Expenditure
  • Ensuring the implementation of motions adopted at Executive or Council
  • Being a co-signatory (with the President) to any contract, deed or other document which is to be signed on behalf of the Council
  • Assisting the President, Vice President and Officers in their duties

Latest Reports

Pinching from Peter to pay Paul

As General Secretary of the SRC and as a student I kind of have a responsibility to call it how I see it in terms of Higher Education. This week, the Government announced a reduction in university funding by $900 million, changes to Start Up Scholarships so that they are repaid once you earn a […]

Dylan Parker let’s us in to the SSAF allocations

Hey, So I’ve been holding off on any SSAF and budget related reports until we received more of an indication from the University in regards to our 2013 funding. On Friday, we finally received the SRC’s funding outlook from the University for 2013, so from now on I can get a little nerdy. In total, […]

Dylan Parker thinks you should join your union already

After a quick survey of my uni mates, unions get a bad rap. They’re either thugs and business busters or unwilling to smash the state and bring on the revolution. All of them agreed that today’s unions weren’t relevant to students. Look, I totally get why you might think that. With a Murdoch press gunning […]