About the AUSA Inc


AUSA Meetings

2015 Annual General Meeting

2014 Annual General Meeting

2012 Annual General Meeting

2011 Biennial General Meeting

2010 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

  • A proposal to amend the AUSA Constitution was passed by a ballot of members in June 2010. The amended constitution was subsequently published.

2009 Biennial General meeting

2007 Biennial General meeting


Association Information

The Australasian University Safety Association Incorporated (AUSA) became an incorporated association in the state of Victoria on 10 October 2011. The Rules of the AUSA state that it exists to:

  1. promote exchange of information on health, safety, environment, and related topics between health and safety professionals working in universities and allied industries
  2. promote uniform approaches to health and safety issues in universities and allied industries
  3. provide for representation to educational authorities and government bodies for health and safety professionals working in universities and allied industries.

Membership

Eligibility

A person is eligible for membership of AUSA if they are employed and active in a health, safety, environment or related field:

  1. in the Australasian tertiary education sector, research institutes and other allied industries, provided that their membership, in the opinion of the committee, does not compromise the objectives of the Association.
  2. in a non Australasian tertiary education sector provided their membership, in the opinion of the committee, does not compromise the objectives of the Association.

Benefits

Exclusive benefits of membership include:

How To apply

To apply for membership, please complete the membership application form and forward to the Association Secretary:

Executive and other association roles

The Association Executive Committee consists of the President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary.  This Executive is elected at every second Annual General Meeting, which are those held in conjunction with every second AUSA Conference.  The Association also has other roles of the Association including a Communications Officer, State Chairs and a Conference Sub-Committee Chair.

Position Nomination Form

AUSA Inc Executive
Position Name Organisation
President Stephen Ween University of Adelaide
Vice-President Julia Cohen University of Sydney
Secretary Maggie Goldie University of Newcastle
Treasurer Sarah Loads LaTrobe University
AUSA Inc: Other Association Roles
Position Name Organisation
Communications Officer Melinda Chylinski University of Wollongong
Chair, NSW and ACT Colin Chua University of Sydney
Chair, VIC and TAS Spomenka Krizmanic LaTrobe University
Chair, QLD Sean Peckover CQ University
Chair, SA and NT Xin Li University of Adelaide
Chair, WA Nelly Latino Curtin University
Chair, New Zealand Andrea McMillan University of Otago
Chair, Conference (2018) Sub-Committee TBA University of Newcastle