31 January 2023.
Supplementary nominations open Tuesday, 31 January 2023. Nominations must be written, signed by the nominees, and their proposers and seconders, all of whom must be voting members and reside in or have business interests in their region, and be lodged with the Nomination, Remuneration and Culture Committee no later than midday Tuesday 14 February 2023.
AgForce Notice to members
AgForce Nomination Form
Vacant positions are listed in the Schedule below
South West President x1
South West Director x1
South West Councillor x1
South East President x1
Southern Inland Councillor x1
Central Councillors x2
Nomination forms are available from your Regional Manager and from the AgForce Brisbane office. Any nomination that complies with AgForce Queensland Farmers Limited Constitution is acceptable.
Nominations may be received by hand delivery, post, facsimile or email that includes the signatures of the nominees and nominators. Nominees will receive a confirmation email that their nomination has been received by the Brisbane office.
Only voting members may be nominated to office. A financial voting member is a member whose subscription is no more than 60 days in arrears as at the date of the opening of nominations.
Prospective candidates should refer to the Constitution for further details relating to requirements to stand for office, and it is recommended that prospective candidates, their proposers and seconders confirm their financial status and other qualifications required before lodging a nomination form.
Election Guidance Policy
As per the Election Guidance Policy, past employees must have a period of at least two years between leaving an operational/salaried role and taking on an elected or governance role within the organisation and that elected members have a period of at least two years between leaving an elected or governance role and taking on an operational or salaried role within the organisation.
Candidates may lodge a statement on an A4 sheet of paper, or an email, and include their name and other details, e.g. their credentials, policies, views and work (industry) history. Statements will be reproduced and distributed with ballot materials. These statements must reach the Brisbane office by close of nominations.