Indigenous Dept News – Casual Vacancy

Emily James has submitted her resignation as Indigenous Officer effective from May 31st, creating a casual vacancy. An unscheduled meeting of Indigenous Committee has been called for Tuesday May 31st at 12:00 PM to consider filling the casual vacancy. The meeting will be held in the Murrup Barak Boardroom.

All indigenous students are eligible to nominate for the position as outlined by the UMSU constitution and may do so by emailing the General Secretary at

When selecting a student to fill the vacancy, the Committee must consider the following criteria:

  • Previous experience
  • Involvement in UMSU, department, collective, committee, Students’ Council or any body thereof
  • Previous or current holding of an Officer position in UMSU
  • Proven honesty and integrity
  • Proven commitment to the aims and objectives of UMSU (as outlined in our constitution)

For further details or queries, please contact the General Secretary.

James Bashford

UMSU General Secretary