On Campus

Staff Edition

Tuesday 19 March

All the important campus news, events and opportunities for ANU staff. In your inbox every Tuesday.

The rundown - information you need at a glance

  • Today's Telstra outage: All Telstra ANU mobiles and emergency poles are being affected. Emergency calls to 000 can still be made. You can contact ANU Security on 6125 2249 via ANU landlines and non-Telstra mobiles. Lift phones may also be affected. 

Book your free flu vaccination today

We are ensuring that free flu vaccinations are available for ANU staff this year, as part of our commitment to their health and wellbeing during the upcoming influenza season. 

Your free flu vaccination can be accessed through: 

  • ANU Medical Centre (by appointment – available from 2 April) 
  • University Pharmacy (walk-in – available now)  
  • Off campus by accessing a voucher code to be used at a Terry White Chemist in Canberra and interstate 

To access your free flu vaccine at ANU Medical Centre, staff must:  

  • bring ANU staff ID (otherwise you’ll have to pay) 
  • have valid Medicare or Overseas Student Health Cover 
  • for staff on Overseas Visitor Health Cover, you will need to pay upfront but can claim back 100 per cent of costs from your insurer 
  • appointments are required – no walk-ins 

To access your free flu vaccine off campus at a Terry White Chemist, you will need a voucher code which will be available in HORUS from April 2024 and available to use until the 31 July 2024.

To book your vaccination appointment with the ANU Medical Centre register here

 Celebrating Harmony Week

Harmony Week is celebrated across Australia from Monday 18 March to Sunday 24 March and coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This is an important week to celebrate inclusion, respect and creating a sense of belonging, as we recognise the culturally and linguistically diverse workforce we have at ANU. You can show your support this week by wearing orange, building awareness through available courses and by reflecting on how we create a welcoming, inclusive environment at ANU.

Sign up for an in person Indigenous cultural awareness course run by People and Culture or complete one of the online courses offered on Linkedin Learning:

You can also search the Linkedin Learning library to discover more content on promoting inclusion and belonging.

Support is available

You may have seen recent media in relation to the incident on campus last year. We understand this may be distressing for many of our community. Support is available for staff members through the Employee Assistance Program.

If you need to support a student in distress please refer to the guide that was developed by the Student Safety and Wellbeing team.

What's on

In conversation with global leader Rt Hon Helen Clark

Monday 25 March, 3.30 - 5pm 

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, renowned for her leadership on a global stage, will join expert on health equity and policy Professor Sharon Friel in conversation to discuss the pressing challenges facing global health and security today. Together they will explore necessary reforms in governance and what these developments mean for the leaders of tomorrow.

Opening remarks by ANU Vice-Chancellor Genevieve Bell. 

Register now

Professional Learning and Executive Education

Thursday 28 March, 3-4pm

Learn what’s involved in developing, offering, and delivering a professional learning or executive education short course at Australian National University. In this online information session ANU Enterprise will provide an overview of how to build short courses and other educational experiences, and what support ANU provides in the process.  

Register now 

Robert O'Neill War Studies Lecture 

Thursday 28 March, 6-7pm

Hosted by the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, the 2024 Robert O’Neill War Studies Lecture, by Professor Craig Stockings will explore the challenges in creating official histories of Australian military operations.  

Register now 

2024 ANU Susan Ryan Oration

Monday 25 March, 6- 7pm

This year, the Oration will be delivered by Padma Raman PSM, Executive Director of the Office Women (OFW) at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

The Susan Ryan Oration stands as the University's flagship International Women's Day celebration, dedicated to honouring the late Susan Ryan. Through this Oration, we aim to foster critical dialogues on gender equity and discrimination, issues that Susan championed throughout her extensive career, and which continue to be pressing national debates today.

Register now

ANU Open Day thank you

The Future Students, Domestic team would like to thank everyone involved in Open Day this year, particularly to those who volunteered on Saturday - we couldn't have done it without you. 

Save the date for Open Day 2025 - Saturday 22 March. 

Print anywhere, anytime 

As part of the ANU Digital Master plan, Follow-Me printing will be rolled out on existing Multi-Function Printer Devices across the Acton campus. You will soon be able to print and scan from any of these printers by simply swiping your ANU ID card, mobile phone or entering a PIN. A pilot of this service will begin in June 2024. 

We are excited about making your work environment more flexible and working towards a better digital future. 

Read more 

Carers' Career Development Assistance Fund | Round One 

The University recognises that many staff have caring responsibilities that may impact their access to career development. The Carers' Career Development Assistance Fund (CCDAF) is for individual academic and professional staff with caring responsibilities who require support to participate in significant national or international conferences, workshops or symposia that contribute to their careers. Grants of up to $2,000 are available for reasonable costs relating to care of dependents where existing care arrangements are not available.  

Registrations close Friday 5 April  

Register now 

Calling for 2024 Vice-Chancellor Award for Reconciliation nominations

The Vice Chancellor Award for Reconciliation aims to encourage and recognise ANU staff members for initiatives and activities that support the pursuit of reconciliation, within the University or beyond. Recipients are recognised at the annual Reconciliation Lecture, held in June each year.

Last year's recipients, Dr Oliva Evans and Dr Junwen Chen, demonstrated leadership in developing the course 'PSYC2012 Culture and Psychology' which has had a significant impact on over 250 undergraduate students each year, addressing the colonial roots of psychology and promoting cross-cultural understanding. Their dedication and contributions to reconciliation initiatives and decolonizing the discipline are truly commendable. 

Nomination period Monday 18 March – Monday 29 April  

Nominate here 

Have your say: ANU Medical Centre 

The ANU Medical Centre has recently returned as an ANU-managed centre following four years of outsourcing to a third party. We’d like to hear from staff to better understand what’s important to you and ways we can improve our services. You input will contribute to a report that will be presented to the University.

Have your say

Meet the Author series

David Lindenmayer 

Wednesday 27 March, 6-7pm 

Professor David Lindenmayer will be in conversation with Alex Sloan on his new book The Forest Wars, which lifts the lid on the destruction of native forests.  

Register now 

Louise Milligan 

Tuesday 2 April, 6-7pm 

Louise Milligan will be in conversation with Amy Remeikis on her new book Pheasants Nest, a gripping, propulsive and brilliantly original debut novel. 

Register now 

Paul Tilley

Wednesday 3 April, 6-7pm 

Paul Tilley will be in conversation, moderated by Miranda Stewart, with Ken Henry on Paul's new book Mixed Fortunes. A History of Tax Reform in Australia. Australia's history is sprinkled with attempts at tax reform - some successful, some not. Mixed Fortunes explores these efforts at substantive change in our tax system. 

Register now 

The Australian National University, Canberra 

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The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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