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Last chance to enrol for the Moorabool Shire Council, Woodlands Ward by-election
Eligible residents and ratepayers are being urged to enrol to vote for the upcoming Moorabool Shire Council, Woodlands Ward by-election before it’s too late. Enrolment closes at 4.00 pm on Friday 18 October.
Australian citizens living within Woodlands Ward who have recently turned 18 years old or changed their address can complete an enrolment form online at vec.vic.gov.au or pick up a form at any Australia Post or Australian Electoral Commission office. Paper enrolment forms must be received by the Victorian Electoral Commission by 4.00 pm on Friday 18 October.
There are special enrolment categories for owners, occupiers, company nominees and people who are not Australian citizens but pay rates for an address in Woodlands Ward. People in these categories can apply directly to Moorabool Shire Council to enrol, by calling (03) 5366 7100.
Further information on enrolment is available by calling 1300 805 478 or at vec.vic.gov.au, where voters can also sign up to the free VoterAlert service to be sent important election reminders by SMS and email.
Media enquiries:Marie Guerin
Senior Media & Communication Advisor
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1363
Mobile: 0419 366 889