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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Employees

Traincrew Representing Traincrew


AFULE State Office is now located at 41 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

Our phone number is 07 3844 9163


IMPORTANT NOTICE E2018/112 Election State Secretary

Dear Members,

Please be advised that the Australian Electoral Commission has been in contact with AFULE State Office in relation to changes to the AFULE State Secretary Election which is currently running. Members AFULE would like to notify of two changes to the election.

Returning office Jane Donnely has requested to AFULE Candiates along with your State Office to make change to the office running the election. Both Candiates and State Office have approved to change the location of the Electrol Office running the ballot. Notice of Election orignially posted on our website on the 13 July 2018 has the Maranoa Electoral Office running the election, this has now been changed to the Ipswich Office, details are below.

As a result of this change all administration and the following activities will now take place at the Ipswich Area Office:

•    Postal Ballot return;
•    Mark back of the roll;
•    Preliminary scrutiny; and
•    Conduct of the count.

AEC Ipswich Office Details:

Returning Officer
Australian Electoral Commission  
Ipswich Area Office
Level 1, Medical Centre Building,
Riverlink, The Terrace

Postal Address:

        Jane Donnelly
        Returning Officer  
        PO Box 2566
        NORTH IPSWICH  QLD  4305

Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact number - 07 3049 2158


The second alternation is to the dispatch and return of votes. Returning Officer Jane, also consulted AFULE offering to extend the return of vote by 7 days, which has been approved. This changes the closing date for return votes. The original return date of 31 October 2018 has been extended by 7 days,  votes are now to be recieved at the Ipswich Office, 7 November 2018.

 If you have any questions regarding these changes,  please don't hestiate to call 07 3844 9163 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 In Solidarity,

 Mick McKitrick

Micheal McKitrick

State Secretary

Election Notice State Secretary

  13 July 2018


Dear Members,

 The Australian Electoral Commission will be calling for nominations for State Secretary of the AFULE from 20 August 2018. A copy of the election notice can be obtained here. The term of office is a 4 year term commencing on 1 January 2019.

Nominations open from 12.00pm on Monday 20 August 2018 and close at 12.00pm on Monday 17 September 2018. Nominations must be sent to the AEC at the address or emailed as stipulated on the election notice. Only financial members are eligible to nominate or participate in a ballot. Please read the election notice carefully so your nomination is received by the AEC in the allocated time period.

Nomination forms can be obtained from the AFULE State Office, by clicking here, or the AEC.

Members should ensure that your contacts details are up to date with the State Office so you receive a ballot you may do so by clicking here.

Candidates may also submit a statement to be included in the ballot material.

On a personal note after having the honor of serving as the State Secretary of the AFULE for the past 18 years I have decided that I won’t be re-nominating for the position.

Yours fraternally,


Greg Smith

State Secretary


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