Area Councillor (2 vacancies)
Due to the resignation of two members of the Council, a supplementary election was held to fill one vacancy in Eyre Ward and one in Flinders Ward.
Election summary

Two candidates contested the election, and on Wednesday 14 July 2021 Nick REDDING was declared elected.

Detailed election results and other information about the election can be found below.

Roll close 5pm, Friday 30 April 2021
Opening of nominations Thursday 27 May 2021
Nominations close

12 noon, Thursday 10 June 2021

Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 22 June 2021 to Monday 28 June 2021
Close of Voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 12 July 2021
Scrutiny and count

1pm, Wednesday 14 July 2021


Eyre Ward

Greg LIMBERT was elected unopposed as the only nominated candidate for the position of Councillor for District Council of Streaky Bay (Eyre Ward). No election will be necessary.

Flinders Ward

At the close of nominations at 12 noon on Thursday 10 June 2021, a total of two (2) nominations were received and accepted for the supplementary election. In accordance with the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999, a draw was held after the close of nominations to determine the order in which names of candidates would appear on the ballot paper and the result of the draw was as follows:

Profiles of each of these candidates are available by clicking their names above.

Candidate briefing session

An in-person briefing session for intending candidates was held at 10am on Saturday 5 June 2021, Streaky Bay Motel, 33 Alfred Terrace, Streaky Bay.

For those unable to attend the session, a general pre-recorded briefing for candidates is available on our YouTube page (external link).

Mail out of voting material

Voting material was mailed to electors between Tuesday 22 June 2021 and Monday 28 June 2021. To be accepted, ballot papers had to be completed and returned no later than 12 noon, Monday 12 July 2021.

A ballot box was located at the Council office, 29 Alfred Tce, Streaky Bay, for electors who wished to personally deliver their completed voting material during office hours.

Daily Returns
StreakyBay Flinder14
Count Summary
Enrolled voters 783
Envelopes returned 321
Envelopes accepted


Ballot papers not returned in envelope 0
Envelopes  rejected: 9
Voter participation 321 (41.00% of the total enrolment)
Formal votes


Informal votes 1
Quota 156
First preference votes
Below are the first preference votes received by the candidates in the order they appeared on the ballot paper. Percentages have been rounded to two decimal places.
CandidateFirst preference votesPercentage
REDDING, Nick220  70.74%
McKENZIE, Sally91  29.26%
Distribution of preferences

As Nick REDDING obtained quota he has been declared elected.

To view the distribution of votes refer to the

District Council of Streaky Bay - Eyre and Flinders Wards (FINAL) 14 June 2021 (XLS 82 KB)