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New Leaf Dominates Executive; SRC Divided

August 22, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Eliza Croft and Anthony Lotric Results are in for the 2019 ANUSA elections! Lachy Day will preside over a divided SRC, with candidates from all major tickets elected.  The New Leaf ticket won 5 out of 6 Executive positions:

Campaigners on Uni Ave

Stern Banned From Campaigning

August 21, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Eliza Croft Update: Observer has viewed an email indicating that the ban has now been lifted. Observer understands that the Returning Officer has banned Climate Action’s Kim Stern from campaigning until the close of polls, following an alleged campaign

Vickers, Panditharatne, and Stern

Education Officers, Head to Head

August 20, 2019 Rebecca Zhong 0

By Rebecca Zhong This year, there is a three-way race for ANUSA Education Officer. Empower’s Henri Vickers’ platform is focused on working with ANUSA departments and “[making] real efforts to reach out” to student activists. Turn Over a New Leaf

Campaign Images of the VP candidates

Vice-Presidents, Head to Head

August 20, 2019 Adelle Millhouse 0

By Samuel Wright and Adelle Millhouse Content warning: discussion of sexual assault, sexual harassment Annabelle Nshuti from “Turn Over a New Leaf”, Georga Nonnenmacher from “You!”, and independent Madhumitha Janagaraja are competing for the position of Vice-President this election. Janagaraji’s

A mock bio of Brian Schmidt as a candidate

ANUSA Election: Gen Rep Profiles

August 19, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

Created by Eliza Croft, Adelle Millhouse, and Anthony Lotric. Content warning: some profiles contain mention of sexual assault and sexual harassment.  Over 50 students are running for the position of ANUSA General Representative. 14 candidates will be elected, using the

Cancelled meetings, PARSA Elections, and National Science Week.

News You Might Have Missed: Week 4

August 19, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Eliza Croft Week 4 was so hectic that Observer didn’t even get the catch-up out on time. If you’ve been similarly swept off your feet, here’s the news you might have missed. ANUSA The full list of nominations for

Maddy Wang and Ethan Gardiner

Treasurers, Head to Head

August 18, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Eliza Croft Two candidates are vying for the position of ANUSA Treasurer: Maddy Wang, from ‘Turn Over a New Leaf’, and Ethan Gardiner with ‘You! For ANUSA’. Wang plans to increase ANUSA’s revenue through measures such as sponsorship, while

Pagonis and Jaggar

Social Officers, Head to Head

August 17, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Annemiek Dols Nick Pagonis from ‘Electrify ANUSA’ and Sophie Jaggar from ‘Turn Over a New Leaf’ are competing for the position of Social Officer in this year’s ANUSA election. Pagonis has promised to improve the social climate by hosting

ANUSA Election: Small Ticket Wrap-Up

August 17, 2019 Hayley Hands 0

By Hayley Hands In addition to larger tickets and independents, there are also two smaller tickets putting forward candidates for ANUSA executive and General Representative positions. These tickets are ‘Climate Action for ANUSA’ and ‘VOTE’. VOTE! ‘VOTE!’ is a ticket comprised