Last chance to enrol for Maroondah City Council by-election

Monday 2 October 2023

For immediate release


Electoral Commissioner Sven Bluemmel is reminding voters in Maroondah City Council, Barngeong Ward to check their enrolment ahead of the upcoming by-election.

‘If you live or pay rates in Barngeong Ward, make sure you’re enrolled by 4 pm on Friday 6 October,’ Mr Bluemmel said.

Australian citizens living in Barngeong Ward who have recently turned 18 or changed their address can complete an online enrolment form or download a paper form at vec.vic.gov.au

The Victorian Electoral Commission website also allows people who have moved to update their addresses. New or updated enrolments must be received by 4 pm on Friday 6 October to count for the upcoming by-election.

‘If you are an owner, occupier, company nominee or not an Australian citizen but pay rates for an address in Barngeong Ward you may be able to enrol in a special category by applying to Maroondah City Council on 03 9294 5732,’ Mr Bluemmel added.

For more information on enrolment, voters can call 1300 805 478 or visit vec.vic.gov.au, where they can also sign up to the free VoterAlert service to receive important election reminders by SMS and email.