Election Notice E2024/169: Federal Executive Member

Nominations are called for:

New South Wales Teachers Federation Branch Council

  • Federal Executive Member (General Division) (4)

Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Organisation, may be made at any time from 24/01/2024.

A nomination form is available for electronic completion on the AEC Portal, www.aec.gov.au/ieb/. However, the nomination form must then be lodged in accordance with the Organisation’s rules (see below).

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 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 07/02/2024.

How to lodge nominations, nominations must be lodged via the following method(s):
By Portal: Australian Electoral Commission Portal, www.aec.gov.au/ieb/
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]

The subject line of your email should include the reference: “ANC3R – E2023/169 AEU NSWTF– [Your Name]”


  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 03 9285 7111 to enquire about the status of your nomination.

Candidate Statements
Candidates may submit a statement together with a passport sized photograph to be included with ballot material. Such a statement must not exceed 400 words and be submitted as a word document. The material may include an indication of preference provided that all candidates are shown in the order they appear on the ballot paper and there is a preference allocated to each candidate.

Only statements and photographs which comply with the Rules and are received by the Returning Officer by 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on 14/02/2024 can be accepted.

Voting Period
The ballot, if required, will open and close at the appointed time at the Branch Council meeting on 17/02/2024.

The appointment of scrutineers closes at commencement of the count at the appointed time at Branch Council meeting on 17/02/2024.

A Scrutineer Appointment form is available on the Australian Electoral Commissions website here or from the Returning Officer.

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.

Ann Dougan
Returning Officer
Telephone: 03 9285 7111
Email: [email protected]