Tuesday 18 December 2018
For immediate release

New councillor for Corangamite Shire Council

Wayne Oakes has been elected as a councillor for Central Ward within Corangamite Shire Council, as the one remaining eligible candidate from the general election held in October 2016.

The Returning Officer, Katrina Collins, declared the result after Mr Oakes declared his eligibility to be elected.

The extraordinary vacancy arose due to the resignation of Councillor Beverley McArthur.

A by-election will be required if any further vacancies arise for Central Ward within Corangamite Shire Council.

Media enquiries:

Marie Guerin
Senior Media & Communication Advisor
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1363
Mobile: 0419 366 889
Email: marie.guerin@vec.vic.gov.au