Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Program 1.1 Electoral roll management

Report on performance: Program 1.2 Election management and support services

Report on performance: Program 1.3 Education and communication

Management and accountability

Financial statements

Appendices

References

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

Updated: 19 October 2011

Table 56 provides a statistical breakdown by state or territory of industrial and fee-for-service elections undertaken by the AEC in 2010–11.

Table 56 Activities in relation to industrial elections and fee-for-service ballots, 2010–11
  NSW Vic. Qld WA SA Tas. ACT NT Total
Elections and ballots
Contested industrial elections 36 28 11 7 14 8 5 4 113
Uncontested industrial elections 32 33 14 23 28 13 15 6 164
Protected action ballots 148 218 54 44 61 20 20 5 570
Fee-for-service enterprise agreement ballots 31 38 13 11 5 13 7 1 119
Fee-for-service elections and other ballots 14 13 3 3 6 1 1 2 43
Other elections and ballots 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 261 330 95 88 114 55 48 18 1 009
Offices – industrial elections
Positions available 2 628 1 799 992 807 816 306 208 103 7 659
Unfilled positions 617 595 279 409 276 50 88 18 2 332
Candidates – industrial elections
Candidates for uncontested positions 1 982 1 103 636 412 474 261 191 76 5 135
Total number of candidates 2 448 1 354 822 479 580 290 213 96 6 282
Ballot papers
Issued (industrial) 577 092 154 432 201 570 74 061 49 076 14 380 40 332 9 065 1 120 008
Returned (industrial) 109 677 43 045 57 345 22 076 10 333 3 559 6 779 2 911 255 725
Issued (protected action) 18 210 25 222 2 106 3 292 3 114 1 405 4 486 372 58 207
Returned (protected action) 12 223 17 301 1 469 2 495 2 163 703 3 202 225 39 781
Issued (fee-for-service enterprise agreements) 85 291 56 461 2 452 4 352 996 5 114 259 431 155 356
Returned (fee-for-service enterprise agreements) 16 897 18 615 1 689 2 612 828 3 130 229 407 44 407
Issued (other fee-for-service) 1 302 5 329 91 906 581 3 756 1 023 111 165 104 173
Returned (other fee-for-service) 771 4 247 11 365 428 1 226 572 99 165 18 873
Total issued 681 895 241 444 298 034 82 286 56 942 21 922 45 188 10 033 1 437 774
Total returned 139 568 83 208 71 868 27 611 14 550 7 964 10 309 3 708 358 786