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Elections

Council Elections

Council Elections are held every four years. The next election is scheduled for 2020.

Warrnambool City Council’s last general election was held by postal vote in October 2016. Results are available on the Victorian Electoral Commission website www.vec.vic.gov.au

 

Election Representation Review

The last Election Representation Review for Warrnambool City was conducted in 2015.  A copy of the final report is available on the Victorian Electoral Commission website www.vec.vic.gov.au.

 

Voting

Voting in Council elections is compulsory for anyone enrolled to vote, unless you are aged 70 or more.  If you are unsure if you are enrolled to vote or your address has recently changed, it is important to check or update your details by going to the Victorian Electoral Commission website www.vec.vic.gov.au  Alternatively, you may contact the Victorian Electoral Commission on 131 832.

 

Caretaker (Elections) Policy

The Council adopted its Caretaker (Elections) Policy on 7 March 2016. This provides information and guidance to Council employees, councillors and candidates to ensure that: 

  • the Council operates in a responsible and transparent way during the election period.

  • an election is conducted in an environment that is open and fair to all candidates.

 

Election campaign donations

All candidates whether elected or not must submit an election campaign donation return within 40 days of the election. The return is a record of significant gifts received by election candidates for use in their Council election campaigns. The table below is a summary of the election campaign donations disclosed by candidates for the 2016 Council election.

 

 

Candidates Name

Gift(s) disclosed in Return

Details of Gift(s) disclosed

1

Adrian Calderwood

No gift disclosed

-

2

Adrian Jacobs

No gift disclosed

-

3

Allan Wood

No gift disclosed

-

4

Barbara H Witham

No gift disclosed

-

5

Ben Pohlner

No gift disclosed

-

6

Brian Kelson

No gift disclosed

-

7

Christine Thompson

No gift disclosed

-

8

Dave MacPhail

No gift disclosed

-

9

David Owen

No gift disclosed

-

10

Jacinta Catherine Anderson

No gift disclosed

-

11

Jennifer Lowe

No gift disclosed

-

12

John Harris

No gift disclosed

-

13

Kylie Gaston

No gift disclosed

-

14

Michael McCluskey

No gift disclosed

-

15

Michael Neoh

No gift disclosed

-

16

Peter Hulin

No gift disclosed

-

17

Peter Sycopoulis

No gift disclosed

-

18

Richard Zeigler

No gift disclosed

-

19

Robert Anderson

No gift disclosed

-

20

Robert Henry Askew

No gift disclosed

-

21

Susan Cassidy

Gift Disclosed

$800.00 – received from D. Cassidy

22

Thomas Campbell

Gift Disclosed

$1,632.73 – received from Aus. Greens Vic. $733.00 - received from Aus. Greens Vic. (Warrnambool Branch)

23

Anthony G Herbert

No gift disclosed

-

24

Tricia Blakeslee

No gift disclosed

-

25

Troy Alan Tampion

No gift disclosed

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