Information about upcoming and recent Elections for the University of Newcastle

Elections

Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University bodies (Councils, Committees, Boards etc). Many other bodies conduct their own elections for positions on those bodies. This site only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.

Notice of Ballot - Election of one (professional or teaching) staff member to the University Council

A preferential ballot will be held for one elected (professional or teaching) staff member to the University Council for a term of office from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2018.

The candidates in this election are (in alphabetical order):

  • Mr Neill Bourne
  • Mr Daniel Conway
  • Mr Tim Gardner
  • Ms Loraine Haywood
  • Mr Brian Jones
  • Mr Michael Robertson

Download: Notice of Ballot - Election of one (professional or teaching) staff member to the University Council

Eligibility to vote

All professional and teaching staff employed by the University on 31 May 2016 (at the close of nominations) are eligible to vote in the election.

For the purpose of the Council election, professional and teaching staff incorporates the category of 'elected (non academic) staff' member to the Council, in accordance with section 8D of the University of Newcastle Act 1989.

How to vote

Voting opens from Wednesday 22 June and will close on Tuesday 12 July 2016.

Voting papers will be dispatched to eligible voters from Wednesday 22 June 2016 and must be received by the Returning Officer before 5:00pm on Tuesday 12 July 2016 to be included in the ballot.

Candidate Statements

Candidate statements will be sent to voters with the voting papers. They can also be downloaded here.

Enquiries

Zoe Ward
Deputy Returning Officer
T: (02) 4913 8777
E: elections@newcastle.edu.au

Notice of Ballot - Election of two (academic) staff members to the University Council

A preferential ballot will be held for two elected (academic) staff members to the University Council for a term of office from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2018.

The candidates in this election are (in alphabetical order):

  • Dr Bill Herfel
  • Dr S A Hamed Hosseini
  • Dr Roslyn Larkin
  • Professor Mario Minichiello
  • Professor Pablo Moscato
  • Dr Marcus Rodrigs
  • Professor Rodney Scott

Download: Notice of Ballot - Election of two (academic) staff members to the University Council

Eligibility to vote

All academic staff employed by the University on 31 May 2016 (at the close of nominations) are eligible to vote in the election.

How to vote

Voting opens from Wednesday 22 June and will close on Tuesday 12 July 2016.

Voting papers will be dispatched to eligible voters from Wednesday 22 June 2016 and must be received by the Returning Officer before 5:00pm on Tuesday 12 July 2016 to be included in the ballot.

Candidate Statements

Candidate statements will be sent to voters with the voting papers. They can also be downloaded here.

Enquiries

Zoe Ward
Deputy Returning Officer
T: (02) 4913 8777
E: elections@newcastle.edu.au

Looking for student elections?

Visit the Student Elections Web Page for more information.