UPDATE 24th March 2017 – see http://ssu.org.au/march-by-election-outcome-of-nomination/ for the outcome of nominations and ballot details.
UPDATE 25th March 2017 – the original polling dates for Hawthorn were listed as Monday 27th March & Tuesday 28th March. They will now be Tuesday 28th March and Wednesday 29th March. The times for polling remain the same.
Swinburne Student Union is seeking nominations from students for vacant positions on various committees for 2017. Students’ Council and Media Committee positions are eligible to receive honoraria (see the table below).
HOW TO NOMINATE
To nominate, fill in the online form at https://goo.gl/p0qhwg before 5pm on Friday 24th March.
Candidates may choose to organise together under a common banner (a ticket). Tickets are for the purpose of group identification only. If you choose to register a ticket, the candidates on that ticket will have the ticket name printed next to their name on the ballot paper. If you would like to register a ticket, please organise for your registering officer (which must be one of the candidates) to fill out this online form: https://goo.gl/522o5J.
Note that all candidates on a ticket will be required to email the Returning Officer directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm that they consent to being on that ticket. It is the responsibility of the registering officer and the candidate to ensure that the ticket registration form and confirmation emails are completed. No candidates will be listed as being on a ticket without a confirmation email.
|Committee||Position||Suggested hours per week||Eligible honoraria||Eligibility requirements|
|Council||Education Public Affairs Officer||15||$4,000|
|Croydon Campus Chair||15||$4,000||Must be studying primarily at Croydon for the following Teaching Period|
|Wantirna Campus Chair||15||$4,000||Must be studying primarily at Wantirna for the following Teaching Period|
|Indigenous Representative||15||$4,000||Must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander|
|People of Colour Representative||15||$4,000||Must identify as being of an ethnically and culturally diverse background|
|General Representative (one (1) position)||5||$1,000|
|Education Board||Department of Foundation & Pathways Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a DFP student|
|Department of Design, Media & ICT Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a DDMI student|
|Department of Business & Finance Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a DBF student|
|Department of Health, Science, Education & Social Services Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a DHSES student|
|Department of Trades & Engineering Technology Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a DTET student|
|National Institute of Circus Arts Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as a student in NICA|
|Open Universities Australia Representative||5||$0||Must be enrolled as an Open Universities Australia student|
|Swinburne International Students Association (SISA) Committee||SISA Committee Member (two (2) positions)||5||$0||Must be enrolled as an International student|
|Media Committee (Swine Magazine)||Editor (one (1) position)||15||$2,500|
|Other positions||Queer Representative on Welfare Board||5||$0||Must not be a cis-gendered male|
Nominations open: Monday 6th March, 2017, 9:00am
Nominations close: Friday 24th March, 2016, 5:00pm
Polling place: Hawthorn SSU Office (UN Level 4), Wantirna (WB)1, Croydon (CF)1
Polling dates: 28 March & 29 March (Hawthorn), 29 March1 & 30 March (Outer campuses) 1
Polling times: 9:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm
1 Croydon and Wantirna polling will only be open if there are candidates from those campuses nominated.
2 If a ballot is required for the OUA Representative, an online ballot will be conducted from 27th March 2017 to 28th March 2017.
Students at Croydon or Wantirna and students studying Online can register for a postal ballot by contacting the Returning Officer at email@example.com before 5pm on Friday 24th March 2017. The email must include your name, student number and postal address.