Appendixes/ references

Appendix G: Industrial and commercial elections

Table 43: AEC industrial and commercial elections program 2015–16
  NSW/ACT Vic Qld SA WA Tas NT Total
Elections and ballots
Number of contested industrial elections 37 26 12 7 10 5 4 101
Number of uncontested industrial elections 41 35 14 20 30 23 9 172
Certified agreement ballots 22 27 5 3 8 15 1 81
Protected action ballots 122 375 670 75 25 36 0 1 303
Other commercial elections and ballots 11 12 7 5 2 1 5 43
Other elections and ballots 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total number of elections and ballots completed 233 475 708 110 75 80 19 1 700
Positions
Number of positions available (industrial) 1 496 2 379 658 629 831 415 109 6 517
Number of unfilled positions (industrial) 430 1 550 191 293 397 120 33 3 014
Candidates
Number of candidates for uncontested offices (industrial) 871 785 405 305 474 278 74 3 192
Total number of candidates 1 227 1 030 555 381 561 341 94 4 189
Ballot papers
Number of ballot papers issued (industrial) 123 321 399 302 32 408 51 921 109 633 12 735 6 490 735 810
Number of ballot papers returned (industrial) 29 763 108 036 7 619 10 967 19 259 2 839 1 138 179 621
Number of ballot papers issued (certified agreements) 5 087 13 183 21 281 360 1 381 4 867 163 46 322
Number of ballot papers returned (certified agreements) 3 810 5 763 5 395 113 1 075 3 249 65 19 470
Number of ballot papers issued (protected action) 11 994 75 458 23 404 1 995 1 469 2 025 0 116 345
Number of ballot papers returned (protected action) 7 468 47 157 13 264 1 372 1 171 1 166 0 71 598
Number of ballot papers issued (other commercial) 5 284 6 884 201 893 382 600 37 540 215 620
Number of ballot papers returned (other commercial) 2 170 2 125 12 660 165 562 37 500 18219
Number of ballot papers issued (other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of ballot papers returned (other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total number of ballot papers issued 145 686 494 827 278 986 54 658 113 083 19 664 7 193 1 114 097
Total number of ballot papers returned 43 211 163 081 38 938 12 617 22 067 7 291 1 703 288 908