Voting closes soon for Buloke Shire Council by-election

Monday 10 October 2022

For immediate release

Voters in Buloke Shire Council, Mallee Ward are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 14 October to vote in the Mallee Ward by-election and avoid a fine.

Completed ballot material must be posted before final local mail clearance times. Voters should check their local mail clearance time, which may be earlier than 6 pm or earlier in the week. Alternatively, completed ballot material can be hand-delivered by the 6 pm deadline to the election office located at 370 Broadway, Wycheproof.

Voters who still haven’t received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on 1300 202 885 to arrange an alternative. Extended hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 13 October and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 14 October.

Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 19 August —State-enrolled voters who don’t vote may be fined. Council-enrolled voters are encouraged to vote but will not be fined if they do not vote.