Committee nominations now open for 2023

14 September 2022

Nominations are called to fill vacancies on the following AEU Committees. 

You can read more about the role of each committee here.

Standing committees

Reconciliation 

The Reconciliation Standing Committee ensures through Branch Council, support of future Reconciliation work and RAPs. The Committee will seek cultural advice and guidance from the AEU Aboriginal Education Consultative Committee.

Two female vacancies and one male vacancy for two years ending December 2024 and one male vacancy for one year ending December 2023.

Country Conditions

The Committee monitors country working conditions and makes recommendations to Branch Executive on appropriate policy and action.

Two female vacancies and one male vacancy for two years ending December 2024.

Finance

The Committee is chaired by the Treasurer and prepares the AEU budget and reviews expenditure on a quarterly basis. 

One female and two male vacancies for two years ending December 2024 and one male vacancy for one year ending December 2023.

Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare

The Committee monitors OHS&W issues and advises on matters relating to the working environment and health of members and students. 

Two female vacancies and one male vacancy for two years ending December 2024 and one male vacancy for one year ending December 2023.

Consultative committees

Consultative Committees provide advice to Branch Executive on matters affecting their membership sector.

All vacancies are for a one-year term of office ending December 2023.

Status of Women – Nine vacancies
Women members from all membership sectors and classifications.

Contract and TRT – Nine vacancies 
Employable, Contract and TRT members.

Special Education – Nine vacancies
Teachers and School Services Officers involved in Special Education.

Leaders – Nine vacancies.
School leader members in all sectors of schooling.

Aboriginal Education – Nine vacancies
Indigenous members from all membership sectors and classifications.

School Services Officers – Nine vacancies
School Services Officers in the Department for Education.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) – Nine vacancies
All membership sectors and classifications.

Early Childhood – Up to fifteen vacancies
Members working in Early Childhood Education.

Environmental Sustainability – Nine vacancies
All membership sectors and classifications.

Closing date:

Nominations for these Committee vacancies must reach the Returning Officer, 163 Greenhill Road, Parkside 5063, no later than 5.00 pm on Wednesday 16 November 2022.

A nomination form is available at https://www.aeusa.asn.au/NominationForm  and from the AEU.

Nominations may be accompanied by a supporting statement of not more than 200 words.

Election procedure:

Ballots for contested positions will be conducted at Branch Council on Saturday 19 November 2022.

David Smith
Returning Officer