E2019/236 Casual Vacancy Election

Nominations are called for:

Ordinary Members of Branch Executive 

  • Central Metropolitan Region Area Two (1)
  • South West Metropolitan Area Two (1)

Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Organisation, may be made at any time from 11/03/2020.


Additional forms are available from the Returning Officer. 


Prospective candidates and nominators should verify their financial status and any other qualifications required by the Organisation's rules prior to lodging nominations.

Nominations must reach the Returning Officer via the lodgement method(s) stipulated below not later than 12:00 noon Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 25/03/2020.


How to lodge nominations, nominations must be lodged via the following method(s):
By Post: Kelly Brignall, Returning Officer, AEC, PO BOX 496 HAYMARKET NSW 1240
By Hand: Returning Officer, AEC, Level 10, 59 Goulburn St, HAYMARKET NSW 1240
By Fax: 02 6215 9910
By Email: A properly completed nomination form including all necessary signatures and attachments may be scanned and submitted as a pdf file to nswelections@aec.gov.au 


1. Emails to the AEC inbox that appear to be spam may be blocked. It is the responsibility of senders to ensure that their email reaches the AEC before the deadline for nominations.
2. In order to be able to be received by the AEC, emails (including attachments) should be no greater than 6 MB in size.
3. You may call 02 9375 6365 to enquire about the status of your nomination.


Withdrawing Nominations
Nominations cannot be withdrawn after 12:00 noon Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 25/03/2020.


Candidate Statements
“A nominee for any office in the Branch may complete an “Information Profile” in support of their candidature. Such profile shall be no more than 200 words in length and shall only include the candidate’s name, location, region, work or Association experience, reason for nominating; or other relevant information which could assist the voter in their decision. Such profile shall be submitted to the Returning Officer prior to the close of nominations as a Microsoft Word compatible document, either by email or on a compact disk. The Returning Officer shall collate its content for the information of/distribution to voting members in the ballot” Rules 200V: [R2019/98] (PART CE 52EG (c) (ii))

Only statements which comply with the Rules and are received by the Returning Officer by 12:00 noon (Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)) on 25/03/2020 can be accepted.


Voting Period

The ballot, if required, will open on 09/04/2020 and close at 10:00am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 30/04/2020.



The appointment of scrutineers opens 11/03/2020 and closes 10:00am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 30/04/2020. 


A form is available from the Returning Officer for the purposes of appointing Scrutineers.


Other Information

Changed Address? Advise the Organisation now.

Please Note: A copy of the AEC's election report can be obtained from the Organisation or from the Returning Officer after the completion of the election.


Kelly Brignall

Returning Officer

Telephone: 02 9375 6365

Email: nswelections@aec.gov.au


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