Call for Candidates

Victorian State Election

July 2018

Nominations and Expressions of Interest are sought for being a Candidate to represent the party at the
Victorian State election, to be held on Saturday 24 November 2018. The electorates of the Parliament are
structured as follows:
Legislative Council – Regions: a team of candidates per Region (proportional voting method)
Legislative Assembly – Districts: a single candidate per District (preferential voting method)

The Victorian Executive has recommended the party nominate candidates in the following Regions;
Metropolitan Southern
Metropolitan Eastern
Metropolitan Western

The Victorian Campaign Team will be interested in discussing any seat with a potential candidate.

Potential candidates and those interested will be invited to a meeting to introduce themselves, meet the new
Campaign Team and discuss and receive some information and encouragement. The Victorian Division will
provide support, in terms of platform and research material, and speaking opportunities.

Potential candidates are invited to write a short statement supporting their candidacy of up to 500 words.

Candidates need not be financial members at the time of nomination, but are expected to become members
prior to their endorsement.

The personal suitability for endorsement of potential candidates, is examined in a confidential interview with
the Victorian Division’s Candidate Assessment Committee (CAC), a group of experienced party members.

Nominations and expressions of interest should be emailed to secretary@vic.australian-democrats.org.au
or mailed to our postal address:

PO Box 135
East Melbourne VIC 8002
Nominations will be confirmed.

Please note that Candidates must comply with Victorian Division campaign rules and directives. The Party’s
Objectives are available on the website, which are the bases of policies and responses to current issues.

Nominations close at 6.00pm on Friday 31 August.
Robert McKee
Victorian Secretary
Mobile: 0406 736 588

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