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Kangaroo Island Council

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, and an existing Council vacancy, a supplementary election is necessary to fill two vacancies for Area Councillor for Kangaroo Island Council.

Timetable

Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Monday 21 December 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 14 January 2021
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 28 January 2021
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 9 February 2021 to Monday 15 February 2021
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 1 March 2021
Scrutiny and count Wednesday 3 March 2021

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Monday 21 December 2020.

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 two vacancies for Area Councillor for Kangaroo Island Council opens Thursday 14 January 2021  and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 28 January 2021.

If you are interested in nominating, kits will be available during the nomination period from the council office located at 43 Dauncey Street, Kingscote.

You can also download electronic copies of the relevant forms and guides below. 

To submit your nomination form electronically, you need to print the relevant form, sign it, scan it and email it to ecsa.elections@sa.gov.au along with your profile statement (required) and photograph (optional) by no later than 12 noon, Thursday 28 January 2021.

Please note that if you choose to submit a photo you must write a statement on the back with the words ‘This is a photograph of <your name> taken within the past 12 months’, and also sign the back of the photo. 

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)
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)

Nomination forms

IMPORTANT – before filling out one of the below nomination forms we strongly encourage you to call the council liaison officer on 08  8553 4500 for advice. Candidates often use the wrong form, or fill in the form incorrectly, which can result in a nomination not being accepted. Make sure you get advice before nominating and then submit your nomination well before the deadline of 12 noon, Thursday 28 January 2021.

If you intend to nominate as an elector in your own right you must complete and lodge LG3:
LG3 - Nomination Form Elector (PDF 467 KB) 

If you intend to nominate as a designated person of a Body Corporate you must complete and lodge LG4: LG4 - Nomination Form Body Corporate (PDF 864 KB)

If you intend to nominate as a designated person of a group you must complete and lodge LG5:
LG5 - Nomination Form Group (PDF 794 KB)

Please note that late nominations cannot be accepted. It is strongly recommended that you lodge your nomination early to allow time to rectify any potential problems. 

Briefing session

A briefing session for intending candidates will be held on Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 5:30pm at Kangaroo Island Council, 43 Dauncey Street, Kingscote. 

Information in other languages

Information about how to vote at council elections is available in 21 languages:

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Русский 

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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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