The proposal submitted to council during the September 6 2016 meeting of the students Representative council has failed to be accepted by council.
See: Proposal requests more funding for SRC Orientation budget
The discussion was had behind closed doors and resulted in a failure of the motion by secret ballot. There was lengthy discussion with the meeting running well over an hour and tensions ran high as raised voices could be heard from outside of the Hume council meeting space.
The SRC has not released any statement with regard to the discussion or what will be done about the un-budgeted spending on orientation.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.