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The AEU-NT Branch
Has approximately 2,000 members in schools, education offices, Correctional Services, Batchelor Institute and Charles Darwin University. There are 169 sub-branches of the AEU-NT.
Members in each workplace form a sub-branch. Sub-branches elect annually the offices of President/Sub-Branch representative and depending on membership numbers, Vice President and Secretary. Decisions and recommendations are forwarded to Regional Councils or the Union Office for further action if needed.
Exist in each of six NT regions - Darwin, Palmerston & Rural, Alice Springs, Barkly, Katherine and Arnhem. Each Regional Council comprises the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary and Executive Councillors and these positions are elected annually at an AGM held in March or April. Regional Councils meet approximately eight times a year and all members in the region are eligible to attend. Decisions made by Regional Councils are forwarded to AEU-NT Executive for further action.
Standing and Special Purpose Committees:
Standing Committees advise Executive on specialised education/union matters and comprise nominees from the membership. Standing Committees comprise an Executive Officer and a Convenor. Special Purpose Committees comprise Executive members and are formed as the need arises in response to issues discussed at Executive meetings.