APY Executive Board - Supplementary election Mimili 2019

Supplementary elections

Supplementary elections may occur when a position becomes vacant within the Executive Board. A vacancy can occur due to death, illness, resignation, or any other circumstances outlined in section 9D of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.

Due to a casual vacancy of a member of the Executive Board, a supplementary election was called.


Event Date 
Rolls close Friday 22 February 2019
Opening of nominations Tuesday 26 February 2019
Nominations close Tuesday 5 March 2019
Declaration of nominations Tuesday 16 April 2019
Close of voting (Polling day) Wednesday 22 May 2019
Request for recount Friday 24 May 2019
Declaration of results Friday 24 May 2019


You can choose to nominate yourself to stand as an APY Executive Board Member.

You can nominate if you are:

  • Anangu
  • Male
  • have your name on the electoral roll and be a resident in your electorate by Friday 22 February and,
  • have not been found guilty of a serious offence in the last 10 years.

When and how to nominate

Nominations open on Tuesday 26 February 2019.
Nominations close on Tuesday 5 March 2019.

If you want to nominate, follow these steps:

  1. Obtain a nomination and a police check application form.
  2. Complete the two forms.
  3. Return the forms to the school's principal at the specified location and date.

Nomination forms 

APY Nomination Form 2019
APY National Police Check Application 2019
APY Offences Under the Act 2017
APY Nomination withdrawal form

When you nominate you must have proof of identity — this might be your driver’s license, or other cards that have your name. The electoral worker at the school can help you to complete the forms and will take your photo.

Where to nominate

Nominations must be made on the nomination form available from the Mimili Anangu School Mimili 872 SA from Tuesday 26 February 2019. Completed nomination forms must be handed back to the school's principal.

Voting eligibility

You must be a member of the Mimili community and you must be an adult 18 years or older to vote.

2019 APY Mimili Executive Board Supplementary Election poster (PDF 1.77 MB)

More information

For more information, visit the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara website, or refer to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.

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