Voting closes soon for Hindmarsh Shire Council by-election

Friday 27 November 2020

For immediate release

Voters in Dimboola and surrounds are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 4 December to return their completed ballot material for the Hindmarsh Shire Council, East Ward by-election.

Completed ballot material must be posted before final local mail clearance times. Voters should check their local mail clearance times, which may be earlier than 6 pm or earlier in the week. Alternatively, voters can hand-deliver their ballot material by the 6 pm deadline to the Election Manager at the election office located at Jeparit Hall, 10–12 Roy Street, Jeparit.

Voters who still haven’t received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on 1300 112 757 to arrange an alternative. Extended hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 3 December and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 4 December.

Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 28 August and Council-enrolled voters are encouraged to vote. State-enrolled voters who don’t vote may be fined.