Wednesday 26 October 2022
For immediate release
Voters in St Arnaud, Stuart Mill and surrounds are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 4 November to vote in the Northern Grampians Shire Council, Kara Kara 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 Community Meeting Room, Town Hall, 40 Napier Street St Arnaud.
Voters who still haven’t received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on 1300 595 014 to arrange an alternative. Extended hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 3 November and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 4 November.
Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 9 September—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.