Bulletin No: 057 | 14 April 2021


UFU Victorian Branch
2021 Elections


Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009



Nominations are called for:



– President (1)

– Secretary (1)

– Vice President (1)

– Junior Vice President (1)

–  Trustee (4)

– Branch Committee of Management Member:

  • Firefighters (Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)) (4)
  • Station Officers & Senior Station Officers (Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)) (3)
  • Commanders & Assistant Chief Fire Officers (Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)) (1)
  • Members not employed by FRV as an operational employee (1)


Nominations, which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Organisation, may be made at any time from 14/04/2021. A nomination form is available for electronic completion on the AEC Portal, www.aec.gov.au/ieb/. However, the nomination form must then be lodged in accordance with the Organisation’s rules (see below). Nomination forms are also available on request. Prospective candidates and nominators should verify their financial status and any other qualifications required by the Organisation’s rules prior to lodging nominations.


Nominations must reach the Returning Officer via the lodgement method(s) stipulated below not later than 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 28/04/2021.


How to lodge nominations, nominations must be lodged via the following method(s):

By Portal: Australian Electoral Commission Portal, www.aec.gov.au/ieb/

By Email: A properly completed nomination form including all necessary signatures and attachments may be scanned and submitted as a pdf file to: IEBnominations@aec.gov.au

The subject line of the email should include the reference “UFUA VIC E2021/10 nomination – {and your name}”.


Note: Nominations submitted by hand will not be accepted. Please follow the lodgement instructions as per above.


  1. Emails to the AEC inbox that appear to be spam may be blocked. It is the responsibility of senders to ensure that their email reaches the AEC before the deadline for
  2. In order to be able to be received by the AEC, emails (including attachments) should be no greater than 6 MB

in size.

  1. You may call 03 9285 7111 to enquire about the status of your


Withdrawing Nominations

Nominations cannot be withdrawn after 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 05/05/2021.


Voting Period

The ballot, if required, will open on 26/05/2021 and close at 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 23/06/2021.



The appointment of scrutineers closes 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 23/06/2021. A Scrutineer Appointment form is available for the Returning Officer.


Other Information

Changed Address? Advise the Organisation now. Please Note: A copy of the AEC’s election report can be obtained from the Organisation or from the Returning Officer after the completion of the election.


Genevieve Hughes
Returning Officer
03 9285 7111



To view AEC Nomination form, Please click the link: https://eemt.microsoftcrmportals.com/electoral-event-portal/current-industrial-elections/event-details-industrial/?id=d25bd285-7ca8-ea11-a812-000d3a798dd6



Strength in Unity


Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary