Nominations are called for the following offices:
- Branch Vice Presidents (4)
- Branch Custodians (2)
- Member of the Branch Council who is a representative of members on the ATSI Member’s Roll
- Association Representatives on the Branch Council (8)
Please note written nominations can not be lodged before 26 November 2016. Any nominations received before this date will be void.
Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the Organisation’s registered rules, may be made at any time from 26 November 2016. They must reach my office or postal address not later than 12:00 noon (AEDT) on Wednesday, 8 February 2017.
Nominations cannot be withdrawn after the close of nominations.
A Nomination form is enclosed with this Notice. Additional forms are available from me or the office of the Organisation. The use of these forms is not compulsory provided that nominations comply with the rules.
HOW TO LODGE NOMINATIONS
By Post: Australian Electoral Commission, P.O. Box 496 Haymarket NSW 1240
By Fax: 02 6215 9910
By Hand: Australian Electoral Commission, Level 10, 59 Goulburn Street, Haymarket, NSW 2000
By Email: A properly completed nomination form including all necessary signatures and attachments may be scanned and submitted as a pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Senders of emails to the AEC email mailbox should be aware that incoming emails that appear to be spam emails may be blocked. It is the responsibility of the sender to ensure that their email reaches the AEC email mailbox before the deadline.
Ballot: If a ballot is necessary, it will be conducted at the Branch Council meeting on Saturday 18 February 2017 at the NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre Auditorium, 37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
Proxy voting: Those delegates who may not be able to attend the Branch Council meeting are able to nominate a proxy. Proxy Forms should be lodged with the Returning Officer before the ballot opens. A Proxy form is also enclosed with this notice.
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Note: A copy of the AEC’s election report can be obtained from the organisation or from me after the completion of the election