Series 529 - ANU Students' Association records

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ANU Students' Association records


  • 1980 - 1985 (Creation)

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(1959 -)

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William (Bill) Redpath, a Canberra based solicitor, was an Australian National University Students' Association Education Committee member from 1980-1984; Law Faculty Student Representative 1982-1984; President of the ANU Students' Association in 1983; Australian Union of Students Executive member 1983; and ANU Council member 1984. Redpath worked as a lawyer and was president of the Law Society of the ACT from 2003-2005; president of the ACT Branch of the Australian Labor Party and from February to July 2009 was secretary of the ACT Branch of the Labor Party.

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(1959 -)

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John Buchanan completed a Grad Dip in Economics at the Australian National University. He was an ANU Students Association Education Committee member in 1980-1984; ANU Law Faculty Student Representative from 1982-1984; and Australian Union of Students Executive member in 1984. Buchanan worked as a researcher for the trade union movement and in the public service before becoming Director of Policy Research in the Commonwealth Department of Industrial Relations. He is Director of the Workplace Research Centre based at the University of Sydney Business School.

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(1953 -)

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The Association was formally established in June 1953 and formed by a small body of research students. The aims of the Association as stated in its original consititution are to promote the welfare and representation of members, and encourage social and sporting activities among the University's research students. It is now the peak undergraduate student body at the Australian National University.

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Subject files on the ANU Students Association, Australian Union of Students and ANU Law School Action Group, including notes, correspondence, position papers, circulars and printed material.


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Entered from deposit description on 20 August 2012




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