Bulletin 7 - Ballot open - Have your say - issued 31 March 2022

The ballot for the proposed Medical Officers Northern Territory Public Sector 2022 – 2025 Enterprise Agreement has now opened.

It is important that you have your say by voting on the proposed agreement.

Your vote needs to be received prior to the ballot closing at 10:30am on Friday, 8 April 2022.

All medical officers are entitled to vote. You do not have to be a member of the Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation (NT) to vote in the ballot. How to vote

You should have received an email from the Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) with instructions on how to vote electronically using the NTEC ‘Netvote’ system.

If you haven’t received an email or need assistance, contact the NT Electoral Commission by emailing netvote.NTEC@nt.gov.au or calling 08 8999 7641.

Northern Territory Electoral Commission

The Northern Territory Electoral Commission is an independent authority who manages the ballot process and counting of the votes.

The NTEC ballot process ensures that all medical officers personal details remain confidential, and that voting preferences cannot be identified.

I will advise medical officers of the ballot result via a bulletin and a notice on the OCPE webpage for the Medical Officers Enterprise Agreement Negotiations.

Make your vote count

Every vote is important and can make a difference, and I encourage you to take part in this ballot by casting your vote.

New offer

If the majority of medical officers who vote, vote yes and the Fair Work Commission approves the agreement, the current agreement will be replaced.

I am offering $10,000 in lump sum payments over 4 years. To see what it’s worth click here.

More Information

Links to the proposed agreement, explanatory notes and relevant documents referenced in the proposed agreement are available in bulletin 6, and hard copies are available around the workplace.

For further information on the proposed agreement, explanatory notes or the ballot process, contact Danny Coombes at the Department of Health by calling 08 8922 7193 or Viki Smith at OCPE by calling 08 8999 4184.

All bulletins and information sheets on the progress of bargaining and proposals for the new agreement can be accessed on the OCPE webpage for the Medical Officers Enterprise Agreement Negotiations.

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
31 March 2022

Last updated: 04 May 2022

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