Wednesday 30 May 2018
For immediate release

Date set for Pyrenees Shire Council by-election

A by-election for Beaufort Ward, within Pyrenees Shire Council, will be held in August 2018 following the passing of Councillor Michael O’Connor.

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 22 June.

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 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 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 Beaufort Ward within Pyrenees Shire Council. For further details, voters can contact Pyrenees Shire Council on (03) 5349 1100.

Media enquiries:

Mike Lagastes
Manager Communication
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1189
Mobile: 0458 390 540