Electoral Commission Queensland

Our Organisation

Our organisational structure (PDF, 34.1 KB) ensures our efforts and resources are focussed on providing quality electoral services throughout Queensland, and ensuring that our electoral system is accessible to all electors.

ECQ staff are expected to adhere to the Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct (PDF, 139.7 KB), which establishes the principles of ethical behaviour that public service staff must uphold.

Acting Electoral Commissioner

Dermot Tiernan came to the Electoral Commission Queensland in November 2014, bringing with him 20 years of experience and leadership in the Queensland, New South Wales and Victorian public sectors. In his role, he works with an executive leadership team focussed on delivering electoral services that are innovative, respected and trusted by the Queensland community.

An accredited journalist with Bachelor and Masters of Applied Economics degrees, Mr Tiernan understands and respects the community’s expectation that elections be delivered in an open and efficient manner.  To deliver this, he has sought to enhance productivity within ECQ utilising new technology. Mr Tiernan believes ECQ has been successful since 1992 because it has a motivated team committed to providing excellence in customer service.