The AEC can plan and conduct the entire election or ballot process, ensuring a fair electoral system and maintaining a secret ballot. The AEC requires that any potential client agrees to the AEC's minimum standards. The minimum standards are:
The AEC conducts elections and ballots either by attendance or post and cover a range of votes including workplace agreement ballots, elections and polls (yes/no ballots).
Clients for whom the AEC has conducted elections and ballots include private and public sector organisations, employer and industry associations, unions and clubs. The AEC will not accept an election or ballot if there is insufficient capacity to perform the services.
The AEC is an independent provider of election services. The AEC has proven experience and skill in elections and ballots. Our reputation means you can trust the results because all AEC elections are run with complete integrity and professionalism.
The cost of the election or ballot will vary according to whether they are conducted by:
To obtain a quote or for further information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, before issuing a possible quote, the AEC will require advance notice of any election or ballot commencing to review relevant legislation, organisational rules and any documentation relating to the election or ballot.
The amount of advanced notice required by the AEC will vary depending on the size and complexity of the request.
The AEC recommends contacting us well in advance of any election or ballot commencing to enable the AEC to conduct a review and provide a possible quote. The AEC will not be able to deal with any requests where initial contact is made less than two weeks before the commencement time for the election/ballot. The commencement time may be the notification date for the election/ballot, the final date for members to register to vote, or the opening of nominations depending on the nature of the election/ballot.
The AEC is introducing a portal for organisations to enable you to electronically submit data and documents relating to any commercial election being conducted by the AEC.