Bulletin 5 - Vote on new Medical Officers 2022-2025 NTPS Enterprise Agreement - issued 22 March 2022

As reported in Bulletin 4, I made an improved offer to the Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation (NT) for the new Medical Officers Northern Territory Public Sector 2022 – 2025 Enterprise Agreement, and it’s now time for Medical Officers to have your say.

Ballot process - your vote is confidential

The ballot process will be conducted by the Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC).

On Wednesday, 23 March 2022 you will be sent information regarding the proposed Medical Officers Northern Territory Public Sector 2022 - 2025 Enterprise Agreement, including a link to the proposed agreement and an explanatory document highlighting the changes compared with your current agreement. Hard copies of these documents will also be available throughout your workplace.

The NTEC ballot process will be conducted online. An email including a unique identifier will be sent to you at your NTPS email address on Thursday, 31 March 2022, along with steps on how to cast and submit your confidential electronic vote. You will need your AGS number to complete the ballot process.

The online ballot will be emailed to you using the work email account details contained in myHR. If you won’t have access to this email account during the ballot period or would prefer the electronic ballot to be sent to your private email account, contact NTEC on netvote.NTEC@nt.gov.au or 08 8999 7641 at the NT Electoral Commission and provide your updated details as soon as possible (note you will need to provide your AGS number for NTEC to identify you).

Note: If you are accessing your emails through NTG webmail, the NTG system will not allow you to access the secure voting website. Employees will need to provide an alternative email address.

New offer


The timetable for the ballot is:

Wednesday 23 March 2022 Distribute and access to the proposed Agreement and explanatory material.
Thursday 31 March 2022 Ballot opens - NTEC email with voting instructions and unique voting token number issued.
Friday 8 April 2022 Ballot closes (10:30am) – results declared.

The ballot count will be conducted at the NTEC Office in Darwin, Level 3 TCG Centre, 80 Mitchell Street. The commissioner will advise medical officers of the ballot result via a bulletin and a notice on the enterprise bargaining website for the medical officers enterprise agreement negotiations.

Update your email address by 30 March 2022

A reminder to all medical officers to update their email account which is listed in myHR by 30 March 2022. If you have any questions on how to update your contact details, contact Workforce Relations on 1800 225 547.

More information

For further information on the ballot process, contact OCPE by emailing Enquiries.Ocpe@nt.gov.au or calling 08 8999 4282.

Regular updates in relation to the bargaining process are available on the OCPE website.

Yours sincerely,

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
22 March 2022

Last updated: 04 May 2022

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