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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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Major changes made at final Guild Council meeting

Madura McCormack The final Guild meeting for the year has yielded some major changes for Murdoch students, with the axing of some Guild positions, changes to the Clubs Room and tough financial decisions. The outgoing guard, helmed by Raeesah Khan, have removed a number of Guild Council positions, including the Rural Regional and Interstate representative… Continue reading Major changes made at final Guild Council meeting

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Cowabunga! TMNT takes majority of Guild Council

By Madura McCormack The Murdoch Now Team, headed by Guy McDonald, has emerged as the overall winners of the 2015 Murdoch student elections. This year marks the largest voter turnout since 2011, with 4113 votes across 15 ballots. The new Guild Executive, which will take office from 1 December, will be headed by Guy McDonald… Continue reading Cowabunga! TMNT takes majority of Guild Council

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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