Vice-Chancellor's statement on VSU

12 December 2005

Following the passing of the legislation in Federal Parliament to end compulsory student unionism, Professor Gavin Brown, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, issued the following statement:

“This is a temporary victory for the red-necked philistines. It will damage Australia’s reputation internationally.”


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