Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Our office

The Office of Government and Community Relations was established in July 2015 under the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. We are responsible for leading CSU's effective engagement with Australia's three tiers of government and our many communities across CSU's footprint.

CSU plays an important role in regional Australia, made possible by our strong relationships with:

  • industry and professions
  • TAFE
  • government
  • and our communities

Government Relations

Corporate relations

Government Relations provides strategic advice to the Vice-Chancellor, University Council, senior-executive and the wider CSU community on all matters relating to our engagement and positioning with government and policy.

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Community Relations

Community relations

Community Relations cultivates strong, relevant and collaborative partnerships designed to promote higher education opportunity and research excellence through CSU and community engagement.

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Media and Public Relations

Media and Public Relations

We can assist staff to:

  • promote events, achievements or research
  • prepare for media interviews
  • monitor the reach and effectiveness of media appearances
  • establish working relationships with journalists
  • draft and execute communication plans
  • and more

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Staff Resources

This restricted area contains policies, guides, templates and useful links for CSU staff to use.

  • Ministerial and Parliamentary Visits Policy
  • Official Events Policy
  • Event Management Guide
  • Event Management Plan (template)
  • Event Brief (template)
  • Run Sheet (template)
  • Speaking Points (template)
  • Letters and Invitations to Government Representatives (templates)

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