President – Ben Yates
The President usually sits on the University Council, the highest decision-making body of the University, and other ANU Committees (see full list here). Their primary task is to ensure the student voice is heard in these forums. Together with the Vice President, the President is involved in representation of, and advocacy for students. The President is also ANUSA’s official spokesperson, communicating ANUSA activity and University changes to students and other relevant groups.
Vice President – Grace King
The Vice President has a similar role to the President. They manage the Brian Kenyon Student Space and typically are involved in academic and welfare advocacy, committee representation and training and support of ANUSA representatives.
Education Officer – Beatrice Tucker
The Education Officer is primarily responsible for organising activist campaigns to improve the structural conditions of students and universities. They co-convene the Education and Welfare Action Group, an activist organising space. They often work with other organisations such as the National Tertiary Education Union or the National Union of Students to coordinate campaigns.
General Secretary – Phoenix O'Neill
The General Secretary is responsible for the internal administration of ANUSA. They run and organise the meetings of ANUSA’s representative councils (SRC, CRC, AGM, OGM), and look after and interpret the Constitution and other ANUSA documents. The General Secretary is the one to answer any questions you have about official ANUSA procedure.
Treasurer – Katrina Ha
The Treasurer is responsible for the financial aspects of ANUSA. They develop the budgets that ANUSA follows. They work in conjunction with ANUSA’s Financial Manager to track ANUSA spending and to ensure that money is being spent appropriately, as approved by our members. They also ensure that the finances of ANUSA are professionally audited.
Clubs Officer – Charlotte Carnes
The Clubs Officer is responsible for organising and overseeing O-Week, Bush Week, ANUSA BBQs and other social events. They also oversee the ANUSA clubs program.
Welfare Officer – Luke Harrison
The Welfare Officer is responsible for advocacy and service provision to improve the welfare of students. The Welfare Officer takes on issues related to the wellbeing and material conditions of students, including housing, food and financial security, and access to services. The Welfare Officer’s work complements the work of ANUSA’s professional Student Assistance Officers.
ANUSA has a team of Academic Representatives for Undergraduate, Postgraduate Coursework and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students. They represent academic issues for their cohorts to the University with regards to issues of education, welfare and student experience. They are a voice for these students on ANUSA and provide assistance to our College Representatives in their roles.
HDR Officer - Edan Habel
Postgraduate Coursework Officer - Yalan Chen
ANUSA has a team of four representatives for each Academic College at ANU, two undergraduate, one postgraduate coursework and one Higher Degree by Research (HDR). College Representatives analyse academic issues of relevance to their College and formulate strategies and campaigns to ensure that the academic interests of students are protected. These academic issues are discussed at College Representative Council meetings where each College representative team delivers a report.
College Representatives sit on the College Education Committee of their respective College.
They also organize College-specific events and help-out with many of ANUSA’s events and initiatives.
College of Arts & Social Sciences
Lara Johnson, Mickey Throssell
College of Asia & the Pacific
Tess Northcott, Ioan Isaac Hastie
College of Engineering, Computing & Cybernetics (Formerly College of Engineering & Computer Sciences)
Punit Deshwal, Harrison Oates
College of Science
Yasmin Osborne, Isha Singhal
Jewel Joanna Cabardo
College of Law
Suzie Ma, William Carey
Putri Riska Answendy
College of Business & Economics
Tanya Babbar, William George Burfoot
College of Health and Medicine
General Representatives (‘Gen Reps’) are tasked with implementing the many important projects that we do which lie outside Executive portfolios. Working in groups and reporting to the Student Representative Council, Gen Reps are invaluable in ensuring that ANUSA makes visible improvements to campus life over the year.
Gen Reps must also act a key communication link between the student body and ANUSA with regard to the concerns and problems that ANUSA should be addressing. They also are the primary means of keeping the Executive accountable.
General Representatives: Oscar Moysey, Skye Predavec, Chris Morris, Abirami Manikandan, Yerin Park, Myka Davis, Kelsie Suter, Anton Vassallo, Noor Shah, Brandon Lee, Luke Manning, Ollie O'Kane, Adhyan Dhull, Max Marland, Sarah Strange, Nitin Gar Raj.
The Department Officers are in charge of managing policy and advocacy of seven key areas which are especially important to ANUSA: Disabilities, Ethnocultural, Environment, Indigenous, International Students, Queer* and Women. The Department Officers also head up the autonomous collectives that assist in advising and directing the actions and initiatives of the Department Officers.
Disabilities Co-Officers - Mira Robson and Maddi McCarthy
Any student who identifies as having a disability can join ANU Disabilities, the disabilities collective. This collective also has non-autonomous meetings that anyone can attend. To find out more information please visit ANUSA Disabilities Student Association or by emailing the Officer.
Environment Officer - Rex Michelson
The Collective is for any ANU student who wants to engage with environmental and social justice issues on and off campus. It’s also a great way to meet like-minded students in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The Collective meets on Tuesday afternoons from 5-6 at the Food Coop in Lena Karmel lodge. To find out more information please visit ANUSA Environment Collective or by emailing the Officer.
International Students’ Officer - Pranavi Jamwal
The International Students’ Department (ISD) represents and advocates for all international students in conjunction with the ANUSA Executive. Any International Student can get involved in the ISD, which has a large organisational structure with many opportunities to get involved. To find out more information please visit ANUSA International Students’ Department, ANU ISD’s website or or by emailing the Officer.
Queer* Officer - Jehan Jayawickrama
The Queer* Department is an autonomous group for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, intersex and questioning. It is a friendly passionate group who love nothing more than to discuss being queer* and just hanging out!
The Department hosts regular social events such as movie nights and discussion groups (called Queeries), and education workshops for everyone to get involved in. To find out more information please visit ANUSA Queer* Department or by emailing the Officer.
Women’s Officer - Phoebe Denham
All women, non-binary, gender-diverse and/or trans undergraduate students are members of the Women’s Department. The Department has two primary objectives: to advocate for our members, and to facilitate a welcoming, supportive and comfortable community for all members. The Women’s Collective meets regularly to organise campaigns and events on campus. The Department also has an autonomous space on campus for members to gather, study or just chill! For more information, please visit ANUSA Women's Department or email the Officer.
Indigenous Officer - Aleisha Knack
The Indigenous Department of ANUSA, is a student-run group which arranges activities and events for Indigenous students and the broader ANUSA community throughout the year. The Indigenous Officer works with the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre to support the needs of the students. The Department's aim is to promote Indigenous success on campus and to strengthen the Indigenous collective on campus by running a number of network events.
BIPOC (formerly Ethnocultural) Officer - Paria Najafzadeh
The Ethnocultual Department is an autonomous, non-political group of passionate and energetic people. We implement advocacy for the ethnoculturally and linguistically diverse, attend and organise rallies, organise events on campus, have fortnightly meetings, and socialise over coffee meetups and, of course, online. Every undergraduate student who is ethnoculturally diverse is a member of this department. You can get more information through their autonomous Facebook Groups - social or organising - or follow their non-autonomous Facebook Page or by emailing the Officer.
Parents and Carers Officer - Anastacia Jackowski
The Parents and Carers Officer is in charge of policy and advocacy for students who are parents or carers. They represent these students to the University and to ANUSA on issues of education, welfare and student experience. They convene a Parents and Carers Committee, and organise events for these students.