Australian Education Union NSWTF Branch Councillors Election

Nominations are called for New South Wales Teachers Federation (NSWTF) Branch Councillors.

Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Branch, may be made at any time from 15/08/2018. Nominations must reach the Returning Officer via the lodgement method(s) stipulated below not later than 12:00pm (AEST) on 05/09/2018.

Nominations cannot be withdrawn after 12:00pm (AEST) on 12/09/2018. Such withdrawal must be by notice in writing to the Returning Officer signed by the nominee and submitted by hand, post or facsimile or any other electronic means.

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

How to lodge nominations, nominations must be lodged via the following method(s):

By Post: Chris Cox, Returning Officer, Australian Electoral Commission: PO BOX 496 HAYMARKET NSW 1240

By Hand: Australian Electoral Commission, Level 10, 59 Goulburn Street, 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 [email protected]


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 6301 to enquire about the status of your nomination.

Candidate Statements

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 12:00pm (AEST) 12/9/2018 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

<b>Voting Period</b>

The ballot, if required, will open on 10/10/2018 and close at 10:00am (AEST) on 07/11/2018.

<b>Scrutineers </b>

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

<b>Other Information</b>

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