The decision represents a reversal of the Court’s 2019 ruling in favour of the University.
Belinda Hutchinson spent $7042 of USyd money on taxis in just three years, while Michael Spence travelled by personal University car. Strangely, Hutchinson went to the effort of claiming $3.90 from USyd for refreshments – despite owning a $20 million apartment in Point Piper.
Staff in the Faculty of Medicine and Health have been told to “proceed to preparing Semester 2 activities for online delivery.”
Garton is set to temporarily replace outgoing VC Michael Spence from the end of this year.
Emails among senior University management suggest the plan to close the Sydney College of the Arts was not purely financially motivated.
Max Hall and Subeta Vimalarajah report
Alexandros Tsathas and Victoria Zerbst report.
Mary Ward reports