Call for candidates for upcoming Cardinia Shire Council, Westernport Ward by-election

Wednesday 9 June 2021

For immediate release


Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Cardinia Shire Council – Westernport Ward by-election open on Thursday 17 June 2021.

‘I encourage anyone interested in representing their local community to nominate,’ said Election Manager, Amanda Golding.

‘Prospective candidates should prepare to lodge their nomination in person during the nomination period.’

Nomination forms must be lodged in person, together with the $250 nomination fee, with the Election Manager during business hours. The election office will operate on weekdays from Wednesday 16 June at:

  • Koo Wee Rup Tennis Club, Cochrane Park, 243 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup VIC 3981.

Nominations close at 12 noon on Tuesday 22 June. Late nominations cannot be accepted.

Prospective candidates can call the Election Manager from Wednesday 16 June on 1300 226 029 to make a nomination appointment. They can also pre-fill their nomination form online using the VEC’s Candidate Helper.

Candidate information kits containing nomination forms and other electoral information will be available on request by contacting the Election Manager.

Further information on nominating as a candidate is available at Cardinia Shire Council, Westernport by-election