Women's Committee

The aims and objectives of the Women’s Department are:

(a)    to oversee the activities, Policy and direction of UMSU in areas related to promoting the advancement and welfare of Women Students including, but not limited to, education, Student rights, Student representation, equal opportunity, publications and media;

(b)    to promote and assist in the development and maintenance of high quality services within the University that are responsive to the needs of Women Students;

(c)    to advocate for Women within UMSU and the University;

(d)    to organise political, educational and social events which promote feminist debate and action;

(e)    to provide and protect safe, autonomous Women’s space on UMSU premises, and to maintain the materials, facilities and literature therein;

(f)     to provide Women Students with awareness of safe-sex practices and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, and distributing information on sexual health issues;

(g)    to facilitate a collective to produce the Women’s publication, Judy’s Punch, at least once per year;

(h)    to promote a culture of consent both within and outside sexual contexts

(i)      to ensure the participation of all Women in the activities of the Department, and UMSU generally; and

(j)      to act as a contact for Women Students, providing support, advocacy, information and referral as required.

Current Membership

The Women’s Committee is made up of people who identify as a woman as evidenced in the enrollment records of the University. The Committee consists of the Women’s Officers as non-voting members and 7 voting members. The current members and the tickets they were elected on (if any) are:

Women’s Officers

Aashi (Kraanti) Agarwal & Lauren Scott (Scottie) 

Voting Members
Arshia Arora Community for UMSU
Donya Delf-Achresh Community for UMSU
Imogen Senior Community for UMSU
Kaori Weightman Community for UMSU
Jaslyn Potter Stand Up!
Jemilla Lister Stand Up! 
Ngaire Bogemann Stand Up!

 

Minutes

2022 Minutes

Meeting 1(22) - 22/12/21, Confirmed

Meeting 1(22)

Meeting 2(22) - 13/01/22, Confirmed 

Meeting 2(22)

Meeting 3(22) - 16/02/22, Confirmed

Meeting 3(22)

Meeting 4(22) - 28/02/22, Confirmed

Meeting 4(22)

Meeting 5(22) - 14/03/22, Unconfirmed

2021 Minutes

Meeting 1(21) – 17/12/2020, Confirmed

Agenda 1(21)
Minutes 1(21)

Meeting 2(21) - 27/01/2021, Confirmed

Minutes 2(21)

Meeting 3(21) - 16/02/2021, Confirmed

Minutes 3(21)

Meeting 4(21) - 11/03/21, Confirmed

Meeting 4(21)

Meeting 5(21) - 29/03/21, Confirmed

Meeting 5(21)

Meeting 6(21) - 14/05/21, Confirmed

Meeting 6(21)

Meeting 7(21) - 24/05/21, Confirmed

Meeting 7(21)

Meeting 8(21) - 23/06/21, Confirmed

Meeting 8(21)

Meeting 9(21) - 26/07/21, Confirmed

Meeting 9(21)

Meeting 10(21) - 27/08/21, Confirmed

Meeting 10(21)

Meeting 11(21) - 15/09/21, Confirmed

Meeting 11(21)

Meeting 12(21) - 29/09/21, Confirmed

Meeting 12(21)

Meeting 13(21) - 16/11/21, Confirmed

Meeting 13(21)

 

2020 Minutes

Meeting 1(20) – 5/12/2019 PetitionedUnconfirmed
Agenda 1(20)
Minutes 1(20)

Meeting 2(20) – 22/01/2020 Confirmed
Agenda 2(20)
Minutes 2(20)

Meeting 3(20) – 05/02/2020 Unconfirmed
Agenda 3(20)
Minutes 3(20)

 

2019 Minutes

Meeting 1(19) – 12/12/2018 Confirmed
Agenda 1(19)
Minutes 1(19)

Meeting 2(19) – 18/01/2019 Confirmed inquorate
Agenda 2(19)
Minutes 2(19)

Meeting 2(19) – 31/01/2019 Confirmed
Agenda 2(19)
Minutes 2(19)

Meeting 3(19) – 28/02/2019 Confirmed
Agenda 3(19)
Minutes 3(19)

Meeting 4(19) – 4/4/2019 Confirmed
Agenda 4(19)
Minutes 4(19)

Meeting 5(19) – 18/4/2019 Confirmed
Agenda 5(19)
Minutes 5(19)

Meeting 6(19) – 1/5/2019 Unconfirmed
Agenda 6(19)
Minutes 6(19)

Meeting 7(19) – Unconfirmed
Agenda 7(19)
Minutes 7(19)

Meeting 8(19) – 20/6/2019 Unconfirmed
Agenda 8(19)
Minutes 8(19)

Meeting 9(19) – 25/7/2019 Unconfirmed
Agenda 9(19)
Minutes 9(19)

Meeting 10(19) – 22/8/2019 Unconfirmed
Agenda 10(19)
Minutes 10(19)

Meeting 11(19) – 30/8/2019 Unconfirmed
Agenda 11(19)
Minutes 11(19)

 

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