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Shire Council Election News


To the editor,
I am writing to advise you that the Election Office for the Golden Plains Shire Council elections will open to the public at 9am on Wednesday 14th September 2016.



The Election Office is located at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre – Barwon Room, 27 High Street, Bannockburn. The Election Office will be open from 9am to 5pm weekdays until Friday 21st October. The office will be open until 8pm on Thursday 20th October and until 6pm on Friday 21st October. The office will be closed on the public holiday on Friday 30th September 2016. 

Kind Regards
Richard Shiells
Returning Officer
Golden Plains Shire Council Election

Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone 03 8619 1514

Key dates for Golden Plains Shire Council Elections

Wednesday 14th September 9.00am
Election Office opens at Bannockburn Cultural Centre – Barwon Room 27 High Street Bannockburn

Wednesday 14th September 7.30pm
Candidate Information Sessions

Thursday 15th September 9.00am
Nominations open

Tuesday 20th September 12 noon
Nominations close

Tuesday 20th September (1.00pm or ASAP after nominations close)
Ballot draw at Election Office – Public event

Wednesday 21st September 12 noon
Candidate statements, photos and questionnaires close

Tuesday – Thursday October 4th – 6th
Random mail out of ballot packs

Friday 21st October 6pm
Close of voting

Saturday 22nd October
Election Day – NO VOTING ON THIS DAY

Monday 24th October to Friday 28th October
Postal vote receipt period closes at 12 noon 28th October

All elections to be declared by Friday 4th November.