CODE 2, VOL 32, NO 2 : 30 january 2018

Local UFUQ Branch Elections

The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) has announced the dates for elections for ALL positions in ALL local Branches of the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia, Union of Employees, Queensland.

Positions to be filled for all local branches are –

·         Branch President

·         Branch Secretary

·         Officer Executive Representative

·         Firefighter Executive Representative

In the following branches –

Cairns, Tablelands, Townsville, Mt Isa, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Beenleigh, Ipswich and Gold Coast.

Nominations open at MIDDAY FRIDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2018.

Nominations close at MIDDAY MONDAY 5TH MARCH 2018.

NOTE:
1:         DO NOT LODGE YOUR NOMINATION UNTIL THE OPENING DATE.
2:         ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF QUEENSLAND, NOT THE UNION.
3:         OPENING AND CLOSING DATES WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO BY THE ECQ.

Please click here to print election notice and nomination form.

If more than one application is received for any position and a ballot is therefore necessary, the opening date for voting will be midday Friday 16 March 2018 and the closing date for voting will be midday on Friday 6 April 2018.

I encourage all members to consider nominating and having an input at your branch level into the running of the Union.

Please note that the upcoming local branch elections are NOT FOR SCM (State Committee of Management) positions.

The State Committee of Management elections will be held in a few months’ time and you will soon be receiving similar notifications about those.

John Oliver – State Secretary

Authorised by John Oliver General Secretary 
United Firefighters' Union of Australia, Union of Employees QLD