2022 Branch Executive elections: nominations open
Nominations are open from Friday 22 July until 5.00pm (ACST) Monday 22 August 2022 for the following positions on the AEU NT's Branch Executive:
- Branch President
- Branch Secretary
- Vice President (General Division)
- Vice President (TAFE Division)
- Women's Officer
- Executive Councillor representing Indigenous teachers and Indigenous education workers in schools and educational institutions
The Branch Executive is the AEU NT’s governing body when the annual Branch Conference is not in session. It meets at least six times per year and manages the union’s finances, endorses policies and actions, and guides the actions of the union between Branch Conferences.
Members of Executive are required to attend at least six meetings of Branch Executive each year, as well as Branch Conference.
The President's role is a full-time position based at the union's Darwin office.
The Secretary's role is also a full-time position based at the union's Darwin office.
The other positions are honorary. Release from ordinary duties is arranged to attend meetings where required and, although these positions are unpaid, costs associated with carrying out the duties of the role are met by the union.
The term of office for all positions other than Branch Secretary is two years, commencing in January 2023. The term of office for the Branch Secretary is three years, commencing in January 2023.
How to nominate
To nominate for any of these positions, you must fill out and return to the AEC the nomination form attached below. Please note the AEC is now requiring candidates to lodge nominations using an online portal wherever possible. To contact the AEC Returning Officer with any queries, email [email protected].
Should you be interested in nominating for a position and would like more information about what the role entails, contact the Branch Secretary, Adam Lampe, on 08 8948 5399.
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