Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Financial performance and future operations

Appendices

References

Appendix I - Industrial and fee-for-service elections statistics

Updated: 10 December 2010

Table 53 provides a statistical breakdown by state or territory of industrial and fee-for-service elections undertaken by the AEC in 2008–09.

Table 53 Details of industrial elections and fee-for-service elections, 2008–09
  NSW Vic. Qld WA SA Tas. ACT NT Total
Elections and ballots
Contested industrial elections 25 25 7 12 6 10 8 4 97
Uncontested industrial elections 35 61 32 29 32 28 21 12 250
Protected action ballots 58 87 24 27 11 14 9 0 230
Fee-for-service collective agreement ballots 20 27 22 8 4 13 10 0 104
Fee-for-service elections and other ballots 17 9 5 3 2 1 1 2 40
Other elections and ballots
Total 155 209 90 63 71 66 49 18 721
Offices – industrial elections
Positions available 1 261 3 725 643 781 684 289 642 97 8 122
Unfilled positions 353 2 536 111 215 229 47 230 12 3 733
Total 1 614 6 261 754 996 913 336 872 109 11 855
Candidates – industrial elections
Candidates for contested positions 238 300 96 77 237 47 84 17 1 096
Candidates for uncontested positions 805 1 142 527 559 378 221 377 76 4 085
Total 1 043 1 442 623 636 615 268 461 93 5 181
Ballot papers
Issued (industrial) 228 860 141 140 142 956 8 083 76 137 4 713 224 264 8 354 834 507
Returned (industrial) 55 884 33 990 23 113 2 822 20 098 2 379 40 152 2 416 180 854
Issued (protected action) 19 282 17 425 2 838 769 2 510 1 333 288 44 445
Returned (protected action) 14 063 11 942 2 157 589 1 748 877 288 31 664
Issued (fee-for-service collective agreements) 9 317 55 317 15 811 1 134 1 340 4 501 17 191 104 611
Returned (fee-for-service collective agreements) 5 525 23 565 9 947 757 984 2 533 11 766 55 077
Issued (other fee-for-service) 54 788 55 856 8 532 1 655 3 788 284 5 74 124 982
Returned (other fee-for-service) 10 355 32 783 3 828 712 1 396 143 5 74 49 296
Total issued 312 247 269 738 170 137 11 641 83 775 10 831 241 748 8 428 1 108 545
Total returned 85 827 102 280 39 045 4 880 24 226 5 932 52 211 2 490 316 891