Party posts up for election: nominations close 7 January

News from David Allworthy, the Deputy Acting Returning Officer:

Nominations are now open for the election of:
· Chair of the Federal Finance & Administration Committee (FFAC)*
· Five members of the FFAC
· Party Treasurer
· Chair of the Campaigns & Communications Committee (CCC)
· Chair of the International Relations Committee (IRC)
· Two members of the IRC
· One representative on ELDR Council
· Two representatives on ELDR Congress
· Two representatives on the Liberal International (LI) Executive
· Two representatives to the LI Congress
· Chair Campaign For Gender Balance
· Two Vice Chairs Campaign For Gender Balance
· Three members of the Diversity Engagement Group

*The Chair of the FFAC is registered as the Party’s Treasurer for the purposes of the PPERA 2000, and as such is responsible for signing the Party’s quarterly donation declarations and meeting the accounting requirements laid down by to the Electoral Commission.

Any party member may stand for these posts and all persons elected to them will hold office for the calendar years 2011 and 2012.

Nominations must be supported by two voting members of the outgoing or incoming Federal Executive and the deadline is 7 January. Elections will take place at the Federal Executive meeting on 17 January 2011.

Nomination packs are available from

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  • Just a thought – if the Chair of FFAC is registered as the party treasurer, why is there a second election for a party treasurer? I’m sure there’s a good reason (workload?) but just a bit confused…

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