Voting closes soon for Yarra Ranges Shire Council by-election

Friday 11 February 2022

For immediate release

Voters are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 18 February to vote in the Streeton 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 Silvan Public Hall, 271 Monbulk Road, Silvan.

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 17 February and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 18 February.

Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 10 December 2021—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.