2017 SCM – 21 – 22 June 2017

The 2017 Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) Special Council Meeting (SCM) will be held from Wednesday 21 – Thursday 22 June at Griffith University, Building G03 Theatre 1, Southport, Gold Coast.

Jobs After Graduation will be held on Tuesday 20 June at Griffith University, Building G17 Theatre 4, Southport, Gold Coast.

Directions from the tram stop – Building locations and instructions

Registration for the SCM is now open – REGISTRATION FORM

Affiliate organisations are invited to make submissions to agenda items by 9 June 2017 for the SCM. Draft agenda coming soon.

If submitting items for the agenda please include a description and supporting information for that item.

Please send submissions to the General Secretary at

Draft Special Council Meeting (SCM) schedule

Day 1 – 21 June Day 2 – 22 June
Start: 9:30am Start: 10:00am
Finish: 5:00pm Finish 5:00pm

Delegates are invited to join CAPA office bearers for dinner Wednesday night at their own cost. Venue TBC.

The full draft schedule can be viewed SCM draft schedule. Please note that exact times may change closer to the date.

Directions from the airport

From Gold Coast Airport take the number 777 bus to Broadbeach South station – 31 min (10 stops)  Walk About 1 min to the G:LINK and take the G:Link to Griffith University Station (Southport) – 33 min (14 Stops)

Key Dates

  • 10 May 2017 – Call for agenda items
  • 9 June 2017 – Agenda submissions due
  • 9 June 2017 – Delegate credentialing forms due
  • 9 June 2017 – Registration closes
  • 12 June 2017 –  Agenda circulated
  • 19 June 2017 – Proxies due for organisations not attending
  • 21 June 2017 – SCM begins @ 9.30am

Forms and Documents


Delegates will be required to book their own accomodation.  CAPA officers will be staying at Surfers Del Rey apartments.

Questions and Support

Contact Tamara Russell for any questions or inquiries.