Mr Ben Yates

Undergraduate Student Member of ANU Council
President, ANU Students' Association

Ben Yates is a fifth year LLB/BA student and is the President of the ANU Students' Association. He was previously the ANUSA General Secretary in 2022 and a Senior Resident at Wright Hall through 2021, including during the 2021 COVID outbreak. He has also served on the ANU Appeals Panel. He has a strong interest in the policy responses to SASH and student safety concerns. He is also deeply interested in the welfare and interests of residents at ANU's residential halls. He is a keen environmentalist and was a co-convenor of the ANU Environment Collective where he co-organised a student referendum on divestment from fossil fuels.