Mid Murray Council - Shearer Ward

Supplementary elections

Due to the tragic death of Mid Murray Councillor Steve Wilkinson of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy for Ward Councillor for Shearer Ward. 


Event Date
Roll close 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019
Opening of nominations Thursday 23 May 2019
Nominations close 12 noon on Thursday 6 June 2019
Dispatch of ballot material to electors ​Tuesday 18 June 2019
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 8 July 2019​

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

If you are enrolled on the state / federal electoral roll you will be sent a ballot pack in the mail after 18 June 2019. You can check if you are on the state / federal electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link).


Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.

Nominations to fill the vacancy open on Thursday 23 May 2019 and close at 12 noon on Thursday 6 June 2019.

If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits are now available from the Mannum Council Office.

A candidate briefing session will be held for intending candidates - 7pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019 at the Mannum Council Office, 49 Adelaide Road, Mannum.

For more information about nominating, contact the Mid Murray Council's Election Liaison Officer, Deb Brokenshire, on 8569 0100 or visit the Council's website Mid Murray Council (external link).

General information and resources about nominating for council is also available on our resources for council candidates webpage. 

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