Notice of Election and Call for School Council Nominations


Each year school council elections take place in Term 1 and the process must be completed by 31 March 2023. To find out more, scroll down and click on READ MORE for more information....


An election is to be conducted for members of the School Council of Box Hill High School.

If you decide to stand for election, you can arrange for someone to nominate you as a candidate or you can nominate yourself. Nomination forms are attached and must be lodged by 3:00pm on Friday 3rd March 2023.

Please attach to your nomination form a separate statement (250 words) which outlines the experience, skills, and attributes you have which make you a suitable candidate. These will be published to the school community in the event of a ballot.

Once the nomination form is completed, return it to the General Office, and you will receive a Nomination Form Receipt following the receipt of your completed nomination.

Following the closing of nominations, a list of the nominations received will be posted at the school on Tuesday 7th March 2023. If there are more nominations received than there are vacancies on council, a ballot will be conducted. The ballot will close at 3.00pm on 14th March 2023.

The terms of office, membership categories and number of positions in each membership category open for election are as follows:


Membership Category

Number of positions

Term of Office

Parent member


From the day after the date of the declaration of the poll (16 March 2023) to and inclusive of the date of the declaration of the poll in 2025

DET employee


From the day after the date of the declaration of the poll (16 March 2023) to and inclusive of the date of the declaration of the poll in 2025

If the number of nominations is less than the number of vacancies, a notice to that effect and calling for further nominations will be posted in a prominent position at the school.


Notice of election and call for nominations

Wednesday  22 February 2023

Closing date for nominations

Friday               3 March 2023

The date by which the list of candidates and

nominators will be displayed

Tuesday            7 March 2023

The date by which ballot papers will be prepared and distributed

On or before     8 March 2023

Close of ballot

Tuesday           14 March 2023

Vote count *(if required)

Wednesday      15 March 2023

Declaration of ballot

Wednesday     15 March 2023

First council meeting to co-opt Community Members & elect Office Bearers (Principal will preside)

Wednesday        22 March 2023

For Principal and election process, please click on the link below.
Principal message - Notice of Election School Council Nominations

To read Form 2 Notice for College Council elections for 2023, click on the PDF attached.  

FORM 2: Notice of Election and call for Nominations

Notice of Election and Call for Nominations (SC)

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