Council Elections

Beaufort By-Election

Tuesday 05 June 2018, 4:16 PM

PYRENEES Shire Council will hold a by-election of the Beaufort Ward following the sudden and sad death of Cr Michael O’Connor.

A by-election will be conducted by postal voting to fill the vacancy. Only eligible voters in the Beaufort electorate will be required to vote.

Pyrenees Shire Council CEO, Jim Nolan, said a timeline for the by-election was confirmed by the Minister for Local Government, Marlene Kairouz on 30 May 2018, fixing the date for the by-election for 18 August.

“A candidate information session is scheduled for Wednesday 11 July at 6.00 pm at Beeripmo Centre, 1 Lawrence Street, Beaufort. I encourage anyone interested in representing the Beaufort Ward to attend,” Mr Nolan said.

“In the interim, members of the Beaufort community can contact our customer service team on 5349 1100 if they have any questions in relation to their council enrolment entitlements.”

For more information please visit: Victorian Electoral Commission.