Friday 20 November 2020
For immediate release
Voters in Halls Gap and surrounds are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 27 November to return their completed ballot material for the Northern Grampians Shire Council, South West 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 Media Centre, Grandstand 1, Central Park, 14–28 Main Street, Stawell.
Voters who still haven’t received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on 1300 128 940 to arrange an alternative. Extended hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 26 November and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 27 November.
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.