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District Council of Robe - Area Councillor

Supplementary elections

Due to the resignation of a member of council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Area Councillor.

Timetable

Event  
Roll close 5pm, Friday 30 August 2019
Opening of nominations Thursday 26 September 2019
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 10 October 2019
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 22 October 2019 to Monday 28 October 2019
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 11 November 2019

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closes at 5pm on Friday 30 August 2019.

You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link). If you do not appear on the roll and are an Australian citizen aged 18 or over you should enrol immediately via the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).

If you are not eligible to enrol on the state electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you own or occupy a property or are a resident non-Australian citizen.  Contact the Council to find out how on 8768 2003 or visit the District Council of Robe's website (external link).

Nominating

Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.

The nomination period for the vacancy of Area Councillor will open on Thursday 26 September 2019 and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 10 October 2019.

If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits will be available from the Council Office, Royal Circus, Robe.

A candidate briefing session will be held for intending candidates with a date to be confirmed closer to the event.

General information and resources about nominating for council is also available on our resources for council candidates webpage.


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