Campaigning is where candidates share what their elections promises are and encourage students to vote for them.

Guild Election campaigning starts 12:01am, Monday 11 September, 2023. 
Applications for printed election material approval submitted after 5pm, Wednesday 13 September, 2023 may not be able to be assessed before polling commences.

Frequently Asked Questions

I want to make a complaint.
While we hope the elections are trouble-free, you may want to wish to make a complaint about a candidate, campaigner or the conduct of the election. Depending on the complaint you may wish to speak to the Returning Officer, Kelly Dansie, who can be contacted on 0433 056 950  or by email or you can contact Curtin University Student Discipline and Appeals Office -

Complaints need to be made in writing and include as much info as possible to help the investigation of the complaint. Make sure you include things such as dates, times, description of events, what has been done so far and any supporting documentation as well as names/contact details of witnesses.

Reporting an incident or unsafe behaviour
Antisocial behaviour of any kind is NOT tolerated at Curtin University. If you feel unsafe for any reason, please contact the Curtin Safer Community Team (previously called Security) on 9266 4444 or 4444 from an internal phone. 

The Safer Community Team offer a range of services and systems to keep our campuses safe and friendly. The team are trained to manage general safety and security issues, in addition to complex crisis issues such as physical and sexual assault. In an emergency, contact 000. 


More Information

Make an appointment to speak with the Returning Officer Kelly Dansie who can be contacted on 0433 056 950 or by emailing