The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on 24th June, 2019 at 1:00 pm AWST in Perth Convention Centre. The President, Secretary, Treasurer and Communications Team reported during the AGM.

Key summary

  • The Association is reviewing its membership structure and will be moving towards a sustainable paid membership structure. Surveys will be conducted with all members and institutions in 2019 to explore options.
  • Special resolution was approved by members that the current Executives will continue to serve the Association until 2021 AGM.
  • AUSA Rule changes were approved in relation to the membership approval process.
  • AUSA Asia Chapter was approved to be established.

Conference Next Year – Safety 2020

AUSA announced partnership with World Health Organisation Safety 2020 Conference in Adelaide. More details will be provided to members soon.

The newly elected Local Chairs and Special Interest Group Chairs are:

Local Chapter Elected Chairs
NSW/ACT Vacant
SA/NT Jenny Hardy
WA James Pianta
QLD Sue Beaton
VIC/TAS David Hurst
New Zealand Andrea McMillan
Asia Vacant – Call for Nomination in 2019
Special Interest Groups Elected Chairs
Health and Wellbeing Ingrid Krauss
Chemical Safety Lance Islip
NanoSafety Vacant

Xin will be in touch with the Chairs on their membership list soon.

Please note: NSW/ACT Chapter and NanoSafety SIG received no nominations and hence the Chair position is vacant. If you are interested in these important roles to lead the Chapter, please contact Stephen Ween or Xin Li.

If you are interested in being on the Local Chapter Committee, please contact the Chairs in the Chapter you belong to directly.

The AUSA Executives look forward to working with these Chairs and improve our membership experience.

Kind regards,

Xin Li (Australian National University)

Secretary, Executive

Australasian University Safety Association

Mob: +61 435 283 048


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