University of Newcastle Act 1989 No 68
8D Elected staff and student members
(1) The constitution rules are to prescribe the number of persons to comprise the following categories of members:(a) elected (academic staff) members,(b) elected (non-academic staff) members,(c) elected (student) members.Note.There may also be elected (graduate) members if the constitution rules so provide—see section 8E.(2) Of the members elected under this section:(a) at least one must be a member of the academic staff of the University elected by members of the academic staff, and(b) at least one must be a member of the non-academic staff of the University elected by members of the non-academic staff, and(c) at least one must be a student of the University who:(i) is not employed on a full-time basis (or on such other basis as the by-laws may prescribe) as a member of the academic or non-academic staff of the University, and(ii) is elected by the students of the University.(3) The members referred to in subsection (2) (a)–(c) are:(a) to have such qualifications as may be prescribed by the by-laws, and(b) to be elected in the manner prescribed by the by-laws.