Series 79 - Papers relating to the Australian National University Union

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Papers relating to the Australian National University Union


  • 1967 - 1974 (Creation)

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0.2 m (1 type 1 box)

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Richard Christopher Refshauge was a student of the Australian National University and an office-bearer of the Australian National University Union Board of Management, the ANU Students’ Association, and the Australian Union of Students. Refshauge was President of the ANU Students’ Association from 1972 to 1973 and in this capacity was student council representative on the Education Committee of the University Council. Refshauge first practiced law in 1976 when he commenced his legal career as a barrister and solicitor in the Australian Capital Territory. In 1998, he was appointed ACT Director of Public Prosecutions and in 2008 appointed a Judge of the ACT Supreme Court. Refshauge has lectured in civil litigation at the ANU since 1986. In 2001 he became an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law now the ANU College of Law.

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Most of the papers are agenda and minutes of the Management Board, the Executive and various committees of the Union of which Refshauge was a member. There are also minutes of the Faculty of Arts Education Committee and papers relating to the Australian Union of Students.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 4 October 2007




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