Committee nominations now open

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

Legal Defence Appeals Committee

The Legal Defence Appeals Committee determines appeals arising from the Union's Legal Defence Rules. Four vacancies for a term ending March 2021. Nominees must be 2020 Branch Council Delegates who are not members of Branch Executive.

Administrative Officer Review Committees

Administrative Officer Review Committees consider applications for Administrative Officer vacancies and recommend preferred candidates for appointment. Four female and four male vacancies for a term ending March 2021. Nominees must be 2020 Branch Council Delegates.

Standing committees

Reconciliation Standing Committee
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. One male position for 2 years ending December 2021.

Finance
The Committee is chaired by the Treasurer and prepares the AEU budget and reviews expenditure on a quarterly basis. One female position for 2 years ending December 2021.

 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 male positions for 2 years ending December 2021.

Consultative committees

Consultative Committees provide advice to Branch Executive on matters affecting their membership sector. All positions are for a one-year term of office ending December 2020.

Contract and TRT 4 positions. Employable, Contract and TRT members.

Special Education – 4 positions. Teachers and School Services Officers involved in Special Education.

Leaders 4 positions. School leader members in all sectors of schooling.

Aboriginal Education – 4 positions.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members from all membership sectors and classifications.

School Services Officers
2 positions. School Services Officers in DfE.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI)
4 positions (one reserved for ATSI member). All membership sectors and classifications.

Early Childhood – up to 5 positions, a majority of whom shall be Children’s Services Act employees. Members working in Early Childhood Education.

Closing date:

Nominations for these Committee vacancies must reach the: Returning Officer, 163 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063 | Email: aeusa@aeusa.asn.au | Fax: 8172 6390 no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020.

A nomination form is available for printing or online submission. 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 4 April 2020.

David Smith
Returning Officer