Nominations to stand as a candidate for the 2019 Moorabool Shire Council, Woodlands Ward by-election open next week.
‘I encourage anyone interested in representing their local community to nominate,’ said Returning Officer Mark Taylor.
‘Prospective candidates should prepare to lodge their nomination in person during the nomination period.
‘I also encourage prospective candidates to attend the candidate information session next Monday 4 November at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Shire Offices, 15 Stead Street, Ballan.’
Candidate Information Kits containing nomination forms and other electoral information will be available at the session.
Nomination forms must be lodged in person, together with the $250 nomination fee, with the Returning Officer during business hours from Thursday 7 November until 12 noon Tuesday 12 November at the election office:
Moorabool Shire Offices
15 Stead Street, Ballan.
Late nominations cannot be accepted.
Prospective candidates can call the Returning Officer from Wednesday 6 November on 1300 202 885 to make a nomination appointment. They can also pre-fill their nomination form online using the VEC’s Candidate Helper at candidatehelper.vec.vic.gov.au/.
Further information on nominating as a candidate is available at vec.vic.gov.au.