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The NSW Labor State Conference will be held on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October 2021 at Sydney Town Hall.

Timetable for Agenda Items and Policy Committees

All Rule Changes, Policy Platform Changes and Conference Agenda Items must be received by the Party Office by 5pm, Wednesday 14 July 2021.

The Policy Committees will finalise their report by Friday 13 August 2021.

The online policy motions portal will remain open. Party Units are encouraged to submit motions to Policy Committees for the next Annual Conference through the portal.

Branch, SEC, FEC and Affiliated Union Secretaries can now access the motions portal at: http://members.nswlabor.org.au

Delegate Returns

Delegates should be elected at their 2021 SEC and FEC AGMs.

SEC and FEC secretaries are requested to upload their delegate’s information to http://members.nswlabor.org.au or to complete the 2021 Delegates Return Form attached and return it by email [email protected] or post PO Box K408 Haymarket NSW 1240.

Life Membership Nominations

The last date for submission of nominations for Life Membership is 12 noon Friday, 27 August 2021.. Nomination forms can be requested from Party Office by emailing [email protected]

Nominations for State Conference

Nominations are called for the following positions to be elected at the State Conference to be held 9 and 10 October 2021.

Positions

Positions open

AA requirement**

General Secretary

1

N/A

Assistant General Secretary

2

N/A

President

1

N/A

Senior Vice President

1

N/A

Junior Vice President

2

N/A

Trustee

3

1

Administrative Committee

36 (18 members elected by all delegates who are not affiliated union delegates and 18 members elected by affiliated Union delegates

14

NSW Labor Women’s Forum Chair

1

N/A

NSW Labor Women’s Forum Deputy Chair

1

N/A

NSW Labor Women’s Forum Secretary

1

N/A

NSW Labor Women’s Forum members

15

N/A

Country Labor Committee Chair

1

N/A

Country Labor Committee Deputy

1

N/A

Country Labor Committee Secretary

1

N/A

Country Labor Committee members

15

7

Platform Committee Chair

2

N/A

Platform Committee Deputy Chair

2

N/A

Platform Committee Secretary

1

N/A

Rule Committee members

9

4

Senate

3

1

Opening & Closing of Nominations

Nominations Open: 12noon Friday 23 July 2021

Nominations Close: 12noon Friday 17 September 2021

Nomination forms can be requested from Party Office by emailing [email protected] once nominations open.

*Nominations for the Senate and Legislative Council must be on the Nomination for Public Office form which is available from the Party Office. A $1000 nomination fee for the Senate is required to be paid.

**Rule O.1(c) requires all party positions where 3 or more positions are to be elected on a statewide basis to meet the minimum percentage. The column marked ‘AA requirement’ specifies how many women are required to be elected to the relevant positions.

Nominations will be accepted by the General Returning Officer (or delegate) at the NSW Party Office, Level 9, 377–383 Sussex St, Sydney.