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The following details about the current case are so far in the public domain

Original Public Interest Disclosure Prof Graeber University of Sydney – 13 March 2021

Public Vote of no confidence in Vice-Chancellor Mark Scott and Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson of the University of Sydney by Professor Manuel Graeber, 25 February 2022

Testimony to THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SELECT COMMITTEE, 6 DECEMBER 2022, INQUIRY INTO THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA PROVISIONS ACT 1992 by Professor Hans Zoellner and Professor Manuel Graeber

Second Public Interest Disclosure Prof Graeber University of Sydney – 17 January 2023

Third Public Interest Disclosure Prof Graeber University of Sydney – 13 February 2023

Sydney Uni professors accuse management of retaliating against whistleblower, The Australian, 18 October 2023

Public statement of USAP Council in response to the suspension of our President, Professor Manuel Graeber, Website of the Australian Association of University Professors (AAUP), 20 October 2023

Public statement of USAP Council in response to the suspension of our President, Professor Manuel Graeber, Website of Public Universities Australia (PUA), 20 October 2023

Sacked professor plans defence union for whistleblower academics Brain researcher’s clash with University of SydnhdAr6l8^WsJVJuFg3Cey administration follows exit from Imperial in earlier whistleblower row, Times Higher Education, 8 November 2023

Sacked Sydney Uni professor vows to fight ‘managerial abuse’, The Australian, 8 November 2023

A senior University of Sydney professor who was sacked last Friday has vowed to fight back and says he will set up an academic defence union to defend whistleblowers. Campusreview, 8 November 2023

USyd professor terminated for whistleblowing Following the submission of two public interest disclosures in 2021 and earlier this year, Graeber has been terminated from his position after weeks of suspension. Honi Soit, 11 November 2023

Public statement of USAP Council in response to the termination of our President, Professor Manuel Graeber, Website of the Australian Association of University Professors (AAUP), 13 November 2023

Public statement of USAP Council in response to the termination of our President, Professor Manuel Graeber, Website of Public Universities Australia (PUA), 13 November 2023

Engagement and trust at Sydney University at rock bottom, The Australian, 14 November 2023

Sydney professors association calls for inquiry into sacking of colleague, The Australian, 14 November 2023

Sydney professors’ association calls for inquiry into sacking of colleague, Campusreview, 15 November 2023

University of New England Professoriate public statement in support of Professor Manuel Graeber, 21 November 2023

Open letter, Public interest concerning the reported termination of Prof Manuel Graeber, 23 November 2023 Open letter in regards to the termination of Professor Manuel Graeber’s employment

‘Serious misconduct’ prompted Sydney whistleblower’s removal. Times Higher Education, 27 November 2023 Comment: This statement by the management of the University of Sydney is full of falsehoods and rejected categorically. This is a management with arguably the lowest trust ratings in university history based on a recent staff survey which should have consequences. We are defending our university. Management is not the university.

Open letter to Vice-Chancellor Mark Scott of Sydney University, 28 November 2023

Reinstate Prof Graeber! Restoring the University of Sydney by Defending Academic Values, 4 December 2023

Statement by the Australian Association of University Professors (AAUP) in support of Professor Manuel Graeber, 6 December 2023

Open letter to the Attorney-General Submission Public Interest Disclosures Act, 17 December 2023

O’Kane Report: The need for public release, Open letter 1 January 2024, USAP Document for Minister Crakanthorp


17 February 2024

Dear Colleague,

Alexei Navalny quoted this (Burke, in part):
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Therefore, let’s fight the corruption at our universities. I have just been made aware of another case outside Sydney. It happens across the country. Universities aligned with academic principles are the cornerstone of a functioning democracy. We must not lose them. Academics need to be put in charge of our universities. Corrupt and psychopathic managers must go.

Best

Manuel


These proceedings are ongoing and if you want to support our fight for justice you can donate via GoFundMe. We are working towards the establishment of an Academic Defense Union (ADU) in Australia as there is no such support for academics at present.