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City of Onkaparinga - Mid Coast Ward

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Councillor for Mid Coast Ward.

Timetable

Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Tuesday 30 June 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 23 July 2020
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 6 August 2020
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 18 August 2020 to Monday 24 August 2020
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 7 September 2020
Scrutiny and count From 9am, Tuesday 8 September 2020  

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020.

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 08 8384 0666 or visit the City of Onkaparinga (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 Councillor for Mid Coast Ward will open on Thursday 23 July 2020 and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 6 August 2020.

If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits will be available at a later date.

Guides

Before completing a nomination form you are strongly encouraged to review the following handbook and the requirements for profiles and photographs:

LG20 - Candidate Handbook (PDF 1.8 MB)
LG13 - Requirements for profiles and photographs (PDF 3.3 MB)
2018 LGA Candidate profile and candidate statement (PDF 1.2 MB)

The Local Government Association of South Australia has prepared a guide with general information about the role of local government and councillors:

Make a difference nominate for Council (PDF 6 MB)

Briefing session

A briefing session for intending candidates will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 29 July 2020 at the City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga Office, Civic Room, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre.

Bookings are essential. Contact Katrina French on 8384 0612 or email: election@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au to book your spot.

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If your language is not listed here, or if you would like more information, please call us through an interpreter. 

Phone the Translating and Interpreting Services on 131 450 and ask them to them contact Electoral Commission SA on 1300 655 232. This is a free service.


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