Monday 16 January 2023
For immediate release
Eligible residents and ratepayers are being urged to enrol to vote for the upcoming Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Watson Ward by-election before it’s too late. Enrolment closes at 4 pm on Friday 20 January.
Australian citizens living within Watson Ward who have recently turned 18 years old or changed their address can complete an online enrolment form or download a paper form at vec.vic.gov.au. Paper enrolment forms must be received by the Victorian Electoral Commission by 4 pm on Friday 20 January.
There are special enrolment categories for owners, occupiers, company nominees and people who are not Australian citizens but pay rates for an address in Watson Ward. People in these categories can apply directly to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council to enrol, by calling 03 5950 1206.
Further information on enrolment is available by calling 131 832 or at vec.vic.gov.au, where voters can also sign up to the free VoterAlert service to be sent important election reminders by SMS and email