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Candidate nominations for the 2019 ATA election are now open.

Eligibility rules

Under the ATA election regulations, candidates for the single truck owner driver position must be:

  • a person (including directors and/or shareholders of a company and trustees and beneficiaries of a trust) who owns, is purchasing or leasing one truck over 4.5 tonnes and drives it
  • registered as a voter for ATA elections
  • a member of an ATA member association.

Candidates for the small fleet operator position must be:

  • a person (including directors and/or shareholders of a company and trustees and beneficiaries of a trust) who owns, is purchasing or leasing 2-5 trucks over 4.5 tonnes
  • registered as a voter for ATA elections
  • a member of an ATA member association.

Candidate statements

Candidates may submit a 500 word statement prior to the close of nominations. This statement will be made available to voters through the online election portal with their ballot papers.

The statement:

  • must not comment on other nominees or organisations or be defamatory
  • should promote the policies of the nominee
  • be submitted in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format.

Nomination fee

There is a nomination fee of $75 (incl GST). Nominated candidates will be issued with a tax invoice for the fee. The fee must be paid before the nomination can be finalised.

Close of nominations

Candidate nominations will close at 5pm AEDT, 1 February 2019.

More information about the 2019 ATA election

More information about the election