Board Election FAQs

Am I eligible to vote?

You are eligible to vote in the election if you have paid your subscription as at 1 March 2017 and hold a membership under any of the following categories:

Ordinary (Club) Member

  • Service Member
  • Personal Member

The following categories of membership are not permitted to vote:

  • Honorary Member
  • Temporary Member
  • Manufacturers' Assistance Program Member
  • Absentee Member
  • Associate Corporate Member
  • Relationship Member
  • RACV Golf Member
  • One Lifestyle Member

For information about your category of membership please contact the RACV on 13 17 17.

Is voting compulsory?

No, voting is not compulsory although, as a member of the RACV you have the right to exercise a vote.

When does voting close?

Voting closes at 2.00pm Friday, 6th October 2017. All completed ballot papers must be received by this time or they will not be counted.

How do I complete my vote?

To complete your vote follow these steps:

  1. On the ballot paper, place a tick in TWO boxes next to the names of the TWO candidates of your choice.
  2. Place the completed ballot paper into the ballot paper envelope and seal it.
  3. On the back of the ballot paper envelope, complete the voter declaration by writing your RACV member name and number as it appears on your membership card, and sign in the space provided.
  4. Place the ballot paper envelope into the reply-paid envelope addressed to the Returning Officer.
  5. Post the reply-paid envelope so it reaches the Returning Officer no later than 2.00pm (AEDST) on Friday, 6 October, 2017.  Alternatively you can deposit your completed ballot into the ballot box located in the foyer of the RACV City Club at 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

 

What address do I return the completed ballot to?

Please return your ballot to:

Returning Officer
Reply Paid 4433
Melbourne Vic 8060
Australia

You can also return your ballot by depositing it into the ballot box located in the foyer on the ground floor of the RACV City Club at 501 Bourke Street Melbourne.

Where can I find information about the Candidates?

Candidate information can be found in the ‘Candidate Information & Voting Instructions’ document included in your Election Pack. This information is also available for download in PDF format.

Additional information concerning the Candidates' campaign platform (what they stand for) can be obtained by contacting the candidates directly. The contact details for each candidate can be found on the ‘Candidate Information & Voting Instructions’ document.

Can my spouse or family members vote also?

Voting rights are only given to those members of your family that hold their own RACV membership.  Each eligible member is allowed only one vote in this ballot regardless of the number of memberships held or the number of vehicles under a single membership.

Where/how will the election results be announced?

The result for the 2017 RACV Board Election will be announced as soon as possible on the RACV Website. The formal result will be announced at the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, 14 November 2017.

For telephone support enquiries concerning your membership details or RACV products and services, please contact RACV help desk on 1300 124 513.