Appendix 2 - Hearing and witnesses

Appendix 2 - Hearing and witnesses

Sydney, Monday, 22 September 2003

University of Technology, Sydney
Professor Ross Milbourne, Vice-Chancellor and President

New South Wales Nurses Association
Ms Kate Adams, Manager, Professional Services
Ms Annie Butler, Professional Officer, New South Wales Nurses Association

University of Western Sydney
Professor Janice Reid, Vice-Chancellor and University President

Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd
Mr Alexander Gooding, Executive Director
Mr Colin Berryman, Human Services and Education Project Officer
Mr David Bradbury, Councillor, Penrith City Council
Mr Barry Calvert, Education Spokesperson

Student Organisations
University of New South Wales Student Guild of Undergraduates and Postgraduates
Mr Scott Carn, Executive Officer
University of New South Wales Union
Mr Nicholas Carney, President
University of New South Wales Medical Societies
and Australian Medical Students Association

Mr Peter Lim, Representative
Students Association Campbelltown Campus Inc
Mr Vijayalingam Nellailingam, President
Sydney University Medical Society
Ms Phillipa Sharwood, Pre-clinical Representative
University of Technology Sydney
Ms Caroline Vu, President, Students Association
University of Sydney
Professor Gavin Brown, Vice-Chancellor and Principal


Brisbane, Tuesday, 23 September 2003

Australian Catholic University
Professor Peter Sheehan, Vice-Chancellor
Mr John Cameron, Executive Director, University Services
Professor Muredach Dynan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Quality and Outreach

University of Queensland
Professor Margaret Gardner, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Queensland Government
Mr Kenneth Smith, Director-General, Education,
Mr Ian Hawke, Director, Office of Higher Education

Griffith University
Mr Gavin MOODIE, Principal Policy Adviser

Queensland University of Technology
Professor David Gardiner, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Student Organisations
Queensland University of Technology Student Guild
Ms Jodie Jansen, President (Elected)
Ms Shannon Fentiman, Education Director (Elected)
Mr Shane Snow, Education Officer (Staff)
National Tertiary Education Union
Dr Howard Guille, Queensland State Secretary
Mr Michael Peters, Carseldine Campus Director (Elected)


Armidale, Wednesday, 24 September 2003

Student Organisations
University of New England Postgraduate Association
Mr Jonathon Sargeant, President, UNEPA, and President, Sport UNE
Ms Diane Davies, Research/Liaison Officer
University of New England Students Association
Ms Kryssy Loker, President
University of New England Combined Student Organisation
Mr Stephen Griffith, Secretary, UNECSO and Executive Director, Sport UNE
Charles Sturt University Students Association
Miss Amy Coopes, President

National Tertiary Education Union
Dr Timothy Battin, President, University of New England Branch
Dr Maxine Darnell, Secretary, University of New England Branch

University of New England
Professor Ingrid Moses, Vice-Chancellor

Armidale Dumaresq Council
Mr Brian Chetwynd, Mayor
Mr Shane Burns, General Manager


Hobart, Friday, 26 September 2003

University of Tasmania
Professor Daryl Le Grew, Vice-Chancellor
Mr Paul Barnett, Director, Policy and Planning

Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations
Mr Benjamin McKay, President
Ms Emmaline Bexley, Research Officer

University of Tasmania Student Association Inc.
Mr Daniel Hulme Christopher, President, University of Tasmania Student Association
Miss Cathleen Hayward, Researcher

Department of Education, Tasmania
Mr Michael Stevens, Deputy Secretary
Mr Nicholas Evans, Director, Strategic Planning and Development
Dr Adam Grover, Senior Policy Analyst

National Tertiary Education Union
Dr Kelvin Michael, President, Tasmanian Division
Mr David Abbott, Vice President, General Staff, Tasmanian Division
Mr Peter Chapman, Vice President, Tasmanian Division
Dr Margaret Lindley, Member, Tasmanian Division
Mr Jeffrey Watts, President, Australian Maritime College Branch, Tasmanian Division


Perth, Tuesday, 30 September 2003

University of Western Australia
Professor Alan Robson, Acting Vice-Chancellor

National Union of Students WA
Ms Zaneta Mascarenhas, President
Ms Anne Gisborne, Deputy Secretary, Australian Education Union, WA Branch
Mr Malcolm Bradley, President, Murdoch University Guild of Students
Miss Beth Strang, Education Vice President, Murdoch University
Mr Giovanni Torre

Department of Education Services
Mr Alan Marshall, Principal Policy Officer, Office of Higher Education
Mr Laurence Money, Principal Policy Officer, Office of Higher Education

Edith Cowan University
Professor Millicent Poole, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Patrick Garnett, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Dr Susan King, Executive Director, Governance, Policy and Planning

Student Organisations
University of Western Australia Student Guild
Miss Myra Robinson, President
Curtin Student Guild
Mr Terrence Healy, President
Ms Isobel Cassidy, Education Vice President
Ms Kate Mills, Project and Research Officer
University of Western Australia Student Guild
Ms Susan Byers, Education Council President

National Tertiary Education Union
Dr Stuart Bunt, Vice President (Academic), University of Western Australia Branch, National Research and Teaching Committee; and Assistant Secretary,
UWA Division
Dr Stephen Errington, Honorary Secretary, Curtin University Branch
Dr Jim Macbeth, Member, WA Division
Mr John May, President, Edith Cowan University Branch


Adelaide, Wednesday, 1 October 2003

Australasian Campus Union Managers Association
Mr Andrew Ashwin, Vice-President, Cumberland Student Guild; General Manager, University of Sydney Orange Campus Student Association; and Board Member
Mr Greg Mahney, Board Member; and General Manager, Murdoch University Guild of Students
Mr Peter McDonald, Consultant; and Member, Tertiary Balance Pty Ltd
Mr Trevor White, Board member; and General Manager, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Union

National Tertiary Education Union, South Australian Division
Dr Rodney Crewther, President, University of Adelaide Branch, National Tertiary Education Union, South Australian Division; and President, National Tertiary Education Unit, South Australian Division
Dr Judy Zollo, Vice-President, University of South Australia Branch
Mr Ronald Slee, Vice-President, Flinders University Branch

University of Adelaide
Professor James McWha, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Penny Boumelha, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Provost
Professor Graeme Hugo, Professor of Geography and Federation Fellow

University of South Australia
Professor Denise Bradley, Vice-Chancellor and President,
Professor Michael Rowan, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education, Arts and Social Science,

Student Organisations
University of South Australia Students Association
Mr Andrew Christie, James, Education Representative; and Vice-President
Students Association of Flinders University
Ms Emily Davis, General Secretary
Students Association of the University of Adelaide
Ms Sarah Hanson-Young Coral, President
Adelaide University Union
Ms Georgia Heath, President

Flinders University
Professor Anne Edwards, Vice-Chancellor
Mr Stephen Jones

Government of South Australia
the Hon. Dr Jane Lomax-Smith, Minister for Tourism; Minister for Science and Information Technology; and Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education
Mr Richard Symonds, Director, Higher Education Unit, Department for Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology


Melbourne, Thursday, 2 October 2003

University of Melbourne
Professor Alan Gilbert, Vice-Chancellor

Victorian Department of Education and Training
Dr Terry Stokes, Director, Office of Higher Education

Student Financial Advisers Network
Mr Roger Deutscher, Chairperson
Mr Patrick Seal, Member
Mr Vincent Callaghan, Spokesperson

Swinburne University of Technology
Professor Iain Wallace, Vice-Chancellor and President
Dr Michael Tomlinson, Executive Director

Australian Council of Deans of Science
Professor David Finlay, President

RMIT University
Dr Ruth Dunkin, Vice-Chancellor and President

Victoria University
Professor Elizabeth Harman, Vice-Chancellor and President,
Professor Jim Falk, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Professor Michael Hamerston, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Monash University
Professor Richard Larkins, Vice-Chancellor and President
Professor Alan Lindsay, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Professor Stephen Parker, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Student Organisations
Deakin University Student Association
Mrs Paramjeet Thind, Vice-President Undergraduate
RMIT Student Union
Ms Emily Andersen, President
Deakin University Student Association
Ms Kylie Bishop, Vice-President Postgraduate
University of Melbourne Postgraduate Association
Mr Lachlan Williams, President

Centre for Independent Studies
Mr Andrew Norton, Research Fellow


Canberra, Friday, 10 October 2003

Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies
Dr Kenneth Baldwin, Chair, Policy Committee
Dr David Denham, Vice-President
Mr Toss Gascoigne, Executive Director

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
Dr John Beaton, Executive Director

Australian Academy of the Humanities
Professor Iain McCalman Duncan, President

Professor Bruce Chapman

New South Wales Department of Education and Training
Ms Leslie Loble, Deputy Director-General, Strategic Planning and Regulation
Ms Christine Burvill, Director of Higher Education

The Group of Eight
Professor Ian Chubb, Chair-elect
Ms Virginia Walsh, Executive Director

Engineers Australia
Ms Leanne Hardwicke, Director, Public Policy and Representation
Dr Maurice Allen, Director, Education and Assessment

Professions Australia
Dr David Stephens, Policy Consultant


Canberra, Friday, 17 October 2003

Charles Darwin University
Professor Helen Garnett, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Charles Webb, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education and Research
Dr Scott Snyder, Executive Director, Business and Administration

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Ms Veronica Arbon, Director

National Indigenous Postgraduate Association Aboriginal Corporation
Mr Peter Radoll, President,

Australian Research Council
Professor Vicki Sara, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Greg Harper, Deputy Chief Executive Officer

National Union of Students
Mr Daniel Kyriacou, President
Mr Graham Hastings, Education Research Coordinator

Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee
Professor Deryck Schreuder, President, Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee
Professor Di Yerbury, Current Vice-President and President Elect 2004-05; and
Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University
Mr Conor King, Director, Policy and Coordination
Mr John Mullarvey, Chief Executive Officer

National Tertiary Education Union
Dr Carolyn Allport, President
Mr Grahame McCulloch, General Secretary
Mr Andrew Nette, Policy and Research Coordinator
Mr Paul Kniest, Policy and Research Officer

Department of Education, Science and Training
Dr Wendy Jarvie, Deputy Secretary
Mr Bill Burmester, Group Manager, Higher Education Group
Ms Maria Fernandez, Branch Manager, Student Support Branch
Dr Carol Nicoll, Branch Manager, Funding Branch
Ms Lois Sparkes, Branch Manager, Quality, Equity and Collaboration Branch

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