Nominations for the 2020 local council elections are now closed.

The following vacancies exist for the Benalla Rural City Council:

Below is a complete list of candidates in ballot paper order.

Each candidate for the Benalla Rural City Council election may lodge a statement to be included in the ballot pack.

Note: The contents of candidate statements are provided by the candidates. Any inquiries about candidate statements should be directed to the relevant candidate. Candidate statements are not verified or endorsed by the Election Manager.

Please note that questionnaires are in PDF format. Contact your Election Office if you require a different format. Candidates who are endorsed by a registered political party may indicate so in their response to the questionnaire. For information on party names and abbreviations, see Currently registered parties

Benalla Rural City Council (7 vacancies)

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Name Questionnaire Contact Details
HORAN, David See response David Horan
Mob: 0448 658 637
VAN WERSCH, Willie See response Willie Van Wersch
Mob: 0418 144 783
THOMAS, Lindsay Roger See response Lindsay Thomas
Mob: 0447 343 439
RICHARDS, Margaret See response Margaret Richards
BH: (03) 5762 4934
AH: (03) 5762 4934
Mob: 0457 332 358
O'BRIEN, Gail See response Gail O'Brien
Mob: 0438 286 414
FIRTH, Don See response Don Firth
Mob: 0428 573 389
DAVIS, Peter See response Peter Davis
Mob: 0428 575 313
BRANIGAN, Vincent Michael See response Vincent Branigan
AH: (03) 5762 5390
Mob: 0448 046 484
CLARIDGE, Danny See response Danny Claridge
AH: (03) 5762 2833
Mob: 0447 775 416
HEARN, Bernie See response Bernie Hearn
Mob: 0417 367 602
HEWA GUNARATNE, Punarji See response Alice Crichton
Mob: 0438 672 729
KING, Justin R. See response Justin King
Mob: 0401 356 823

Download a copy of all the candidates' statements.

This file is provided in PDF format. These candidate statements will also be included in the ballot pack mailed to enrolled voters from Tuesday 6 October.