Tuesday 21 November, 2017
For immediate release

Date set for Mount Alexander Shire Council by-election

A by-election for Tarrengower Ward, within Mount Alexander Shire Council, will be held in February 2018 following the resignation of Councillor Sharon Telford.

The by-election will be conducted entirely by post.

To be eligible to vote, voters must be on the voters roll by 4.00 pm on Friday 15 December.

Australian citizens who have recently turned 18 years of age, or have recently moved and have not updated their address, should complete an enrolment form online at enrolment.vec.vic.gov.au by the close of roll.

Enrolment forms are also available at any Australia Post or Australian Electoral Commission office. Enrolment details can be checked online at enrolment.vec.vic.gov.au or by contacting the VEC on 131 832.

There are also special enrolment categories for owners, occupiers, company nominees and non-Australian citizens who pay rates for an address in Tarrengower Ward within Mount Alexander Shire Council. For further details, voters can contact Mount Alexander Shire Council on (03) 5471 1700.

Media enquiries:

Christine Gounder
Senior Communication Officer
Victorian Electoral Commission
Email: christine.gounder@vec.vic.gov.au
Phone: (03) 8620 1196
Level 11, 530 Collins St, Melbourne 3000