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Casual Vacancy for Communications and Online Coordinator 2019-2021

March 19, 2019

Casual Vacancy for Communications and Online Coordinator 2019-2021

Mr Neale Dawson, Principal Solicitor, NEW Law Pty Ltd, will be the Returning Officer for the by-election for the election of the Communications and Online Coordinator of the Australian Education Union NSW Teachers Federation for remainder of the 2019-2021 triennium ending on January 27, 2022.

Nominations

Nominations are hereby invited for the following position:

  • Communications and Online Coordinator (1)

Candidates must be financial members of the Federation as at Wednesday, 24 April 2019 and must be nominated by at least two financial members of Federation.

A candidate may complete a statutory declaration in support of candidature which will be forwarded to the Branch Professional Officers Committee for consideration and compiled and distributed with the ballot paper. The statutory declaration should be no more than 400 words.

The candidate's statement should be typed in no less than a 12-point font and attached to their nomination.

As well, the candidate must provide a word file as an attachment to an email sent to reception@newlaw.com.au marked to the attention of the Returning Officer. This file will be used to print candidate statements on information sheets provided to voters.

The Branch Professional Officers Committee, in accordance with the Federation Rules, will give a report to the Federation Council on Saturday, 30 March.

Nomination forms are available from Mr Neale Dawson, Returning Officer, NEW Law Pty Ltd, 50 O'Dea Avenue, Waterloo, NSW 2017, telephone (02) 8595 1295 or from the NSW Teachers Federation, 23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010, telephone (02) 9217 2100 or https://www.nswtf.org.au/pages/elections.html

Close of Nominations

Completed nomination forms must be received by the Returning Officer not later than noon on Wednesday, 24 April 2019. They may be hand-delivered, posted, emailed or faxed to The Returning Officer, NEW Law Pty Ltd, 50 O'Dea Avenue, Waterloo NSW 2017, telephone - (02) 8595 1295, fax - 9662 1202, email reception@newlaw.com.au.

On the close of nominations, where the Returning Officer considers that any nomination is defective he will immediately notify the person concerned. Any defects in a nomination or statutory declaration in support of candidature must be rectified by the candidate not later than noon on Friday, 26 April 2019.

Should more than the required number of nominations be received for each or any position, a draw will be conducted to determine the order of candidates' names on the ballot paper at NEW Law at 1pm Friday 26 April 2019. Candidates or their representatives are invited to witness the draw.

Voting

Any ballot will be conducted at the Federation Council on Saturday, 4 May 2019. Each candidate will have the opportunity to address the Council by way of a three-minute speech.

The method of voting to be observed for this election will be exhaustive preferential. All squares must be numbered.

Neale Dawson
Returning Officer

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