Northern Areas Council

Supplementary elections

Supplementary elections may occur when a position becomes vacant within a Council. A vacancy can occur due to death, illness, resignation, or any other circumstances outlined in section 54(1) of the Local Government Act 1999 External link.

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Rocky River Ward. The timetable for this election is available below. For more information, visit the Council's website:

Northern Areas Council External link


Event Date 
Roll close 5pm on Monday 19 December 2016
Opening of nominations Thursday 19 January 2017
Nominations close 12 noon on Thursday 2 February 2017 
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 14 February 2017 to Monday 20 February 2017
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon on Monday 6 March 2017

Final results

The results for the supplementary election for Rocky River Ward for the Northern Areas Council  are now available. The provisional declaration for the election was made at 9.36am Tuesday 7 March 2017.

Final Results, Northern Areas Council, Rocky River Ward, 7 March 2017 (PDF 33 kB)

Campaign donations return

All candidates must forward a Campaign Donations Return to the Council Chief Executive Officer within 30 days after the conclusion of the election.