ASMOF NSW Branch Election



The Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) has made arrangements with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) under Section 189 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 for the election of ASMOF NSW Branch positions.

To access the Notice and Nomination form, please click here.

Nominations open on 8 August 2018 and close at 5pm (AEST) on 29 August 2018.

Nominations must be lodged via the following method(s):

  • By Post: Anthony Carey, Returning Officer, AEC, PO BOX 496 HAYMARKET NSW 1240
  • By Hand: Returning Officer, AEC, Level 10 59 Goulburn Street Haymarket NSW 2000
  • By Fax: 02 6215 9910
  • By Email: A properly completed nomination form including all necessary signatures and attachments may be scanned and submitted as a pdf file to

Nomination forms CANNOT be sent to ASMOF.

If a ballot is necessary, the ballot will commence on 19 September 2018 and close at 10:00 am (AEST) on 10 October 2018.

What positions can I nominate for?

Nominations are being called for the following positions on the ASMOF New South Wales Branch:

  • Branch President (1)
  • Branch Vice-President (1)
  • Branch Secretary (1)
  • Branch Assistant Secretary/Treasurer (1)
  • Staff Specialist Branch Councillor (10) *
  • Clinical Academic Branch Councillor (2) *
  • Specialist Medical Administrator Branch Councillor (2) *
  • Career Medical Officer Branch Councillor (2) *
  • Medical Officer (Doctor-in-training) Branch Councillor (12) *
  • Visiting Medical Officer Branch Councillor (2) *
  • GP Registrar Branch Councillor (2) *
  • Miscellaneous Branch Councillor (2) *

(*Branch Councillors are elected by, and from, Financial Members employed (if any) in each of the Practitioner Types.)

What is required of a NSW Branch Councillor?

The duties of a NSW Branch Councillor are governed by the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and the Rules of the Union.

The general duties of a Branch Councillor are in relation to the financial management of the Union. The general duties concern acting with care and diligence and acting in good faith.

The key functions of a Branch Councillor are:

  • the management of the affairs of the organisation or branch
  • the determination of policy for the organisation or branch
  • the making, alteration or rescission of rules of the organisation or branch
  • the enforcement of rules of the organisation or branch, or the performance of functions in relation to the enforcement of such rules.
  • The NSW Branch Council meets four times a year, usually prior to a NSW State Council meeting. The meeting with be on the third Tuesday night of the relevant month.