Voting closes soon for the South Gippsland Shire Council election

Tuesday 12 October 2021

For immediate release

Voters enrolled in the South Gippsland Shire Council election are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 22 October to return their completed ballot material.

Completed ballot material must be posted before final local mail clearance times. Voters should check their local mail clearance times, as this may be earlier than 6 pm or earlier in the week.

Alternatively, voters can hand-deliver their ballot material before the 6 pm deadline to the Election Manager at the election office located at 37 Bair Street, Leongatha.

Voters who still haven't received their ballot pack by Wednesday 13 October should call the election office immediately on 1300 202 885 to arrange a replacement.

Extended hours for voters to hand-deliver their completed ballot material apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 21 October and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 22 October.

Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this general election at 4 pm Friday 27 August and Council-enrolled voters are encouraged to vote. State-enrolled voters who don't vote may be fined.