This is unofficial and unconfirmed, but word is that there will be an election for National President, and that the candidates are:
- Gai Brodtmann – right
- Jane Garrett – left
- John Lannan – independent
- Jenny McAllister – left
- Claire Moore – left
- Tony Sheldon – right
Assuming the originally announced schedule is kept:
- Postal ballot opens on 17 October 2011.
- Voting closes on 18 November 2011.
- The results will be declared on or before 2 December 2011.
Voters will be sent a statement of up to 500 words from each candidate.
Statements will also be available on the ALP website.
For more information, see National President & Vice-Presidents call for nominations