University of Newcastle Act 1989 No 68
8E Graduate members
(1) At least one member of the Council, or such greater number of members as may be prescribed by the constitution rules, must be external persons who are graduates of the University.(2) The constitution rules may provide for the persons referred to in subsection (1) to become members of the Council in any one or more (or combination) of the following ways:(a) by election as elected (graduate) members in the manner prescribed by the by-laws,(b) by appointment by the Council under section 8F,(c) by appointment by the Minister under section 8G.(3) A rule providing for the appointment of a member by the Minister under section 8G may be made only with the approval of the Minister.(4) The members referred to in subsection (1) are to have such qualifications (if any) as may be prescribed by the by-laws.