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MEDIA RELEASE: 2019 CAPA Office Bearers Elected

7 Dec 18

2019 CAPA Office Bearers Elected

The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) is delighted to announce that a talented and enthusiastic team of national office bearers have been elected by our member organisations for 2019.

CAPA is proud to have successfully concluded its 2018 Annual Council Meeting, hosted at the University of Newcastle by its postgraduate representative body, Newcastle University Postgraduate Students Association. The conference included structural changes to the organisation including a modified and empowered executive body.

The 2019 executive is as follows:

President – Natasha Abrahams
General Secretary/Vice-President – Rachel Brisbane
Policy and Research Advisor – Owen Myles
Media Officer – Zoë Tulip
Women’s Officer – Romana-Rea Begicevic
International Officer – Devendra Singh
Disabilities Officer – Marguerite Biasatti
Queer Officer – Lauren Taylor
NATSIPA Liaison Officer – Victoria Van Schie

CAPA looks forward to implementing the 2019 goals, with a particular focus on mental health advocacy and campaigning on the financial challenges faced by postgraduate students. We are excited to continue our ongoing work, standing up for postgraduate students across the country with the new team.

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For comment:
CAPA National President Natasha Abrahams
M: 0430 076 993
E: president@capa.edu.au