Thursday 15 July 2021
For immediate release
Voters in Koo Wee Rup and surrounds are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 23 July to vote in the Cardinia Shire Council, Westernport 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 times, 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 Manager at the election office located at Koo Wee Rup Tennis Club, Cochrane Park, 243 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup.
Voters who still haven't received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on 1300 226 029 to arrange an alternative. Extended office hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 22 July and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 23 July.
Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 28 May 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.