Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Appendices

References

Financial statements

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

Updated: 25 November 2010

Table 61 provides a statistical breakdown by state or territory of industrial and fee-for-service elections undertaken by the AEC in 2009–10.

Table 61 Activities in relation to industrial elections and fee-for-service ballots, 2009–10
  NSW Vic. Qld WA SA Tas. ACT NT Total
Elections and ballots
Contested industrial elections 27 18 4 9 4 9 4 3 78
Uncontested industrial elections 40 51 26 11 14 18 21 6 187
Protected action ballots 132 251 148 69 44 10 5 2 661
Fee-for-service enterprise agreement ballots 19 33 8 9 7 6 8 3 93
Fee-for-service elections and other ballots 12 9 3 0 1 0 0 4 29
Other elections and ballots 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 230 362 189 98 70 43 38 18 1 048
Offices – industrial elections
Positions available 1 348 3 084 496 629 730 454 289 124 7 154
Unfilled positions 323 1 958 97 234 298 112 91 25 3 138
Candidates – industrial elections
Candidates for uncontested positions 839 1050 352 320 434 331 181 96 3 603
Total number of candidates 1 256 1 272 452 485 489 422 227 115 4 718
Ballot papers
Issued (industrial) 60 936 148 651 44 837 162 298 27 858 40 531 5 165 3 693 493 969
Returned (industrial) 14 650 47 477 9 809 38 343 5 959 14 318 1 183 1 132 132 871
Issued (protected action) 35 614 16 110 23 880 6 587 4 034 1 179 1 143 38 88 585
Returned (protected action) 24 068 15 334 13 536 5 331 4 781 837 696 36 64 619
Issued (fee-for-service enterprise agreements) 35 495 16 005 5 520 2 390 1 011 1 322 3 547 1 290 66 580
Returned (fee-for-service enterprise agreements) 24 157 9 020 3 827 1 458 841 666 2 323 1 040 43 332
Issued (other fee-for-service) 25 240 2 911 115 0 112 0 0 636 29 014
Returned (other fee-for-service) 3 119 1 767 101 0 48 0 0 636 5 671
Total issued 157 285 183 677 74 352 171 275 33 015 43 032 9 855 5 657 678 148
Total returned 65 994 73 598 27 273 45 132 11 629 15 821 4 202 2 844 246 493