P&C Federation Elections

IMPORTANT UPDATE:
The current P&C Federation 2020 Election of Councillors and Delegates will not be taking place as scheduled. The NSW Electoral Commission informed P&C Federation and the Minister that they are unable to conduct the upcoming election due to the impact of COVID-19 on their staff and resources. As a consequence, there is no current mechanism which would enable P&C Federation to conduct an election at the present time. We have established communication with the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning’s office and have commenced discussions. We thank you for your patience and understanding at this time and will inform you as soon as we have determined a way forward.

Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations of New South Wales currently holds election of Councillors and Delegates every two years and these elections are administrated by the New South Wales Electoral Commission.

Candidate eligibility requirements are set out in the Constitution of the Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations made under the Parents and Citizens Associations Incorporation Act 1976 No 50.  You can view the P&C Federation Constitution and also the P&C Federation Electoral Areas on the Department of Education’s website click here or you can down load the list by click here.

Roles that are filled via the election process is for one Councillor for each of the sixteen P&C Federation Electoral areas along with two Delegates. The current member for each P&C Federation Electoral Area can be viewed by clicking here.

The Role of Councillor elected within a P&C Federation Electoral Area as a Councillor within the meaning of the Act to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Councillor in accordance with the Act and the P&C Federation Constitution. This will require the attendance at Board meeting scheduled bi-monthly as well as any additional representation that the member takes on as a member of the Board on behalf of P&C Federation.

The Role of Delegate elected within a P&C Federation Electoral Area to attend and participate in the Annual General Meeting of the P&C Federation in accordance with the Act and the P&C Federation Constitution.

Elections 2020

Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations of New South Wales 2020 election of Councillors and Delegates will be conducted by the New South Wales Electoral Commission.

All enquiries in regards to the election should be directed to Andrea Jackson at the New South Wales Electoral Commission, telephone (02) 9290 5960.

Roll of Affiliate P&C Associations

Roll is now closed

P&C Federation Voting Delegate information

Voting Delegate Roll is now closed

Inviting Nominations

Completed Nomination Forms and Candidate Profile Forms will be received by the Returning Officer, NSW Electoral Commission from Thursday 12 March 2020 and by no later than 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 28 April 2020. A candidate may only withdraw his/her nomination in writing so as to be received by the Returning Officer prior to the close of nominations 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Open Nomination

Completed Nomination Forms and Candidate Profile Forms will be received by the Returning Officer, NSW Electoral Commission from Thursday 12 March 2020 and by no later than 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 28 April 2020. A candidate may only withdraw his/her nomination in writing so as to be received by the Returning Officer prior to the close of nominations 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Nominations

Nominations are now closed

Close of Voting

2020/04/01 12:00:00

2020 Elections of Councillors and Delegates

Key Date

21 February

Time

Close Roll of Affiliated P&C Associations

Key Date

11 March

Time 12:00 NOON

Close of Voting Delegates Roll

Key Date

12 March

Time

Open Nominations

Key Date

To be advised

Time

Close Nominations

Key Date

To be advised

Time

Post Ballot Material

Key Date

To be advised

Time

Close of Poll

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