Early voting opens for the Narracan District supplementary election

Monday 16 January 2023

For immediate release


Early voting is now open for the Narracan District supplementary election, with voters encouraged to have their say on who will represent them in the Victorian Parliament.

The early voting centres are located at:

  1. Drouin Recreation Reserve – Social Club Room, Sinclair St, Drouin VIC 3818 – IWA
  2. 57 Sutton St, Warragul VIC 3820 (access via eastern side of Year 9 Centre) – AWA

IWA – Independent wheelchair access
AWA – Wheelchair access with assistance

Election day voting centres will be open from 8 am to 6 pm on election day, Saturday 28 January.

Postal vote applications are currently open and close at 6 pm on Wednesday 25 January. Voters who have applied for a postal vote must have their completed ballot papers in the mail before 6 pm on election day or hand-deliver them to any voting centre in Narracan District before the close of voting.

Voters who are blind, have low vision, or have a physical disability and can’t vote without assistance, can vote by telephone. Telephone voting is open and closes at 6 pm on Saturday 28 January. To register, call 13 57 23. Voting by telephone is secret and secure.

Voting is compulsory for all electors who were on the roll for Narracan District at the close of roll for the 2022 State election at 8 pm on Tuesday 8 November 2022.

Media information

Early voting centre opening hours

Monday 16 January, 9 am - 6 pm
Tuesday 17 January, 8:30 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 18 January, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Thursday 19 January, 8:30 am - 8 pm
Friday 20 January, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Saturday 21 January, 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday 22 January, Closed
Monday 23 January, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Tuesday 24 January, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 25 January, 8:30 am - 8 pm
Thursday 26 January, 9 am - 5 pm (Australia Day public holiday)
Friday 27 January, 8:30 am - 6 pm

Candidates

Candidates who have nominated to stand for the Narracan District supplementary election are listed in ballot draw order online at vec.vic.gov.au/narracan.

Where to vote on election day

The VEC will operate 26 voting centres throughout Narracan District from 8 am to 6 pm on election day, Saturday 28 January:

  1. Buln Buln Primary School, 15 Old Sale Rd, Buln Buln – IWA
  2. Bunyip Hall, 34 Main St, Bunyip – AWA
  3. Darnum Primary School, 6 Graham St, Darnum – AWA
  4. Drouin Recreation Reserve – Social Club Room, Sinclair St, Drouin – IWA
  5. Drouin Secondary College, 52 Main South Rd, Drouin – AWA
  6. Drouin South Primary School, 3061 Westernport Rd, Drouin South – AWA
  7. Drouin West Primary School, 535 Main Neerim Rd, Drouin West – LNWA
  8. Ellinbank Primary School, 13 Community Pl, Ellinbank – LNWA
  9. Erica Memorial Hall, 14 School Rd, Erica – AWA
  10. Father Pooley Memorial Hall, 70 Girrahween Rd, Maryknoll – LNWA
  11. Garfield Primary School, 84 Railway Ave, Garfield – LNWA
  12. Jindivick Primary School, 1080 Jacksons Trk, Jindivick – LNWA
  13. Labertouche Public Hall, 440 Labertouche Rd, Labertouche – LNWA
  14. Longwarry Public Hall, 14 Kennedy St, Longwarry – AWA
  15. Nar Nar Goon Community Centre, Spencer St, Nar Nar Goon – IWA
  16. Neerim Junction Public Hall, 2957 Main Neerim Rd, Neerim Junction – AWA
  17. Neerim South Primary School, 180 Main Neerim Rd, Neerim South – AWA
  18. Nilma Primary School, 76 Bloomfield Rd, Nilma – AWA
  19. Thorpdale Public Hall, 14 Johnstone St, Thorpdale – IWA
  20. Trafalgar Primary School, 85 School Rd, Trafalgar – AWA
  21. Tynong Public Hall, 18 Railway Ave, Tynong – AWA
  22. Warragul Primary School – Senior Campus, 48–62 Bowen St, Warragul – IWA
  23. Warragul Uniting Church, 210 Sutton St, Warragul – IWA
  24. Warragul North Primary School, Balmoral St, Warragul – AWA
  25. Willow Grove Community Centre, 12 Moe–Willow Grove Rd, Willow Grove – LNWA
  26. Yarragon Public Hall, 7 Campbell St, Yarragon – IWA

IWA – Independent wheelchair access
AWA – Wheelchair access with assistance
LNWA – Limited or no wheelchair access

Detailed voting centre accessibility information can be found on the VEC voting centre locator for the Narracan District supplementary election at maps.vec.vic.gov.au/elections