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New candidate for Guild Events Officer revealed

Madura McCormack Elected to the position during the Guild elections in October 2015, Rachael Davidson has stepped down as Events Officer for this year. One of the three members of the ACTION ticket to be elected to the 40th Guild, Davidson was elected unopposed after a last-minute disqualification of the TMNT nominee. “I felt that… Continue reading New candidate for Guild Events Officer revealed

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Guild Election 2015: The Numbers

The votes have been counted and the winners have been announced, but before Murdoch University's 40th Guild take office, here is the breakdown of this years numbers. This year a total of 4113 votes were cast, marking a staggering 471 percent (yes, that's right) increase from 2014, when only 720 votes were cast.  Judging from… Continue reading Guild Election 2015: The Numbers

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Sir Walter’s Café closes again

The Guild run, loss-making café shut its doors on Monday. By Madura McCormack Sir Walter’s Café closed its doors for the second time in three years this week, due to a ‘lack of patronage’. The Guild run café was running at a loss, owing partly to a drop in student numbers and its poor location.… Continue reading Sir Walter’s Café closes again

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Majority elected without a fight at last election

Almost three quarters of Murdoch University's student politicians were elected unopposed last year, while the total vote count dwindled to just 720, according to data provided by the Returning Officer. 19 out of 26 filled positions went uncontested in 2014, the highest since 2011. This includes all 5 Guild Council Officers; Clubs Officer Brodie Skalko,… Continue reading Majority elected without a fight at last election

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Guild Council votes for free sausages

As part of a new series, METIOR will be attending every Guild Council meeting, pre-digesting what your student politicians discuss, then filling you in.  Think of Murdoch Guild Council Meetings like a sitting of parliament; just a bunch of democratically elected politicians discussing stuff in an attempt to get things done. This is what they talked… Continue reading Guild Council votes for free sausages

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Murdoch Women’s Collective in leadership meltdown

Timeline July 8: Women’s Representative Bianca Talbot quits in a Facebook post July 21: Guild Council receives two nominations for new Women’s Rep August 3: Rebecca Leighton wins by- election by one vote. August 5: Leighton releases statement regarding her opposition to the invitation of a speaker for SHAG Week which was proposed by her predecessor and approved by the Guild August 7: Rebecca Leighton resigns after disagreement with Guild members

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Listen up The idea intensified and has now morphed into more than just the ‘Radio and Sound Club’ that started it off; Radio Murdoch wants to be the voice of the student body and aims to do that by getting everyone involved. “All good things come with groups of like-minded people getting together,” says Brian, noting that the station is for all students, regardless of faculty.