Call for candidates for upcoming Northern Grampians Shire Council by-election

Monday 27 September 2022

For immediate release

Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Northern Grampians Shire Council, Kara Kara Ward by-election open on Thursday 29 September.

'I encourage anyone interested in representing their local community to nominate,' Election Manager John Lyons said.

'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 28 September to Friday 7 October at:

  • Community Meeting Room, Town Hall, 40 Napier Street St Arnaud Vic 3478

Nominations close at 12 noon on Tuesday 4 October. Late nominations cannot be accepted.

Prospective candidates can call the election manager from Wednesday 28 September on 1300 595 014 to make a nomination appointment. They can also pre-fill their nomination form online using the VEC’s Candidate Helper at

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