Notice of the Election for the 2019/20 Bar Council


The 2019/2020 Victorian Bar Council election will be conducted on-line.  Instructions for on-line voting will be provided to members prior to the voting period.  A ‘hot desk’ will be available in the Bar office for those members without access to the website.

The timetable for this year’s election is as follows:

Opening of nomination period  9 am, Monday 14 October 2019
Close of nomination period 5 pm, Monday 28 October 2019
Voting opens 9 am, Wednesday 30 October 2019
Close of Voting 5 pm, Wednesday 13 November 2019
Declaration of the Poll 4:45 pm, Thursday 14 November 2019

Nomination forms will be emailed to members eligible to nominate or be nominated. Nomination forms will also be available for download on the website and via In Brief.

Information regarding the election process will be published on the website and in In Brief and emailed along with the nomination forms. Conditions of eligibility to nominate and to be nominated are prescribed by clauses 45 and 48 of the Constitution of the Victorian Bar Inc.