Nominations are called for the following offices:
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Federal Conference Delegate (1)
(candidates’ and nominators for this office must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander members)
Federal Conference Delegate representing the General Division (23)
(at least 12 positions to be filled by female members, if the number of female candidates is less than the number of female delegates to be elected the remaining position or positions in question will be filled by a male candidate or candidates).
Yalukit Yulendj (National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Committee) (General Division) Member (1)
(candidates’ and nominators for this office must be General Division members on the ATSI Members’ Roll )
National Principals’ Committee (General Division) Member (1)
(candidates’ and nominators for this office must be current Principals)
Federal Conference Delegates representing TAFE Division (2)
National TAFE Council Executive Member (1)
National TAFE Council Delegates (7)
(at least 4 of these 8 offices to be filled by a female if the number of female candidates is less than the number of female delegates to be elected the remaining position or positions in question will be filled by a male candidate or candidates).
Yalukit Yulendj (National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Committee) (TAFE Division) Member (1)
(candidates and nominators for this office must be TAFE Division members on the ATSI Members’ Roll)
Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the organisation, may be made at any time from Wednesday 2 August 2017. They must reach my office or postal address or AEC emailbox not later than 12 Noon (AEST) on Wednesday 23 August 2017
Nominations cannot be withdrawn after 12 Noon (AEST) on Wednesday 30 August 2017.
Nomination forms are available from me or the office of the Organisation. Nomination forms are also available on the organisation’s and AEC website.
Candidates may submit a statement to be included with ballot material. Only statements which comply with the Rules and are received by Chris Cox Returning Officer no later than 12 Noon (AEST) 30 August 2017 will be published. Candidate statements are restricted to a maximum of 400 words and sent as a word doc. Passport sized photographs should be sent as a jpeg doc. To assist candidates, a standard “Candidate Statement Form” is available for use at www.aec.gov.au
HOW TO LODGE NOMINATIONS
By Post: Returning Officer, Australian Electoral Commission, PO Box 496 Haymarket 1240
By Hand: Australian Electoral Commission, Level 10, 59 Goulburn St, Haymarket NSW 2000
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Emails to the AEC emailbox that appear to be spam may be blocked. It is the responsibility of senders to ensure that their email reaches the AEC emailbox before the deadline for nominations. You may call the contact number provided to check.
Note: that emails greater than 6 MB size may not be accepted by the AEC’s firewall.
The ballot, if required, will open on Wednesday 20 September 2017 and close at 10:00am (AEDT) on Wednesday 18 October 2017.
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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.