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Warrnambool City Council 2015 Electoral Representation Review

News Article Date: 
Monday, 27 July 2015

Warrnambool City Council 2015 Electoral Representation Review

The Victorian Electoral Commission is conducting a representation review of Warrnambool City Council and is seeking your contribution. Periodic reviews ensure that the electoral structure of your council provides fair and equitable representation for all voters. The review will look at:

  • the appropriate number of councillors

  • whether the municipality should be unsubdivided, with councillors elected from the whole municipality, or subdivided into wards and

  • if subdivided, the number of wards, ward boundaries, the number of councillors per ward and possible ward names.

    Have your say on the structure of your council by making a submission online at vec.vic.gov.au or by email, post or fax. Public submissions are a vital part of the process, providing valuable local knowledge and perspectives. The VEC’s Guide for Submissions [Link:

    http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/files/warrnamboolGuideForSubmissions2015.pdf ] has all the key dates and details to help you prepare a submission.

    The key dates for the review are also below:

Preliminary submissions open

Wednesday 29 July

Public information session

6.00 pm on Wednesday 5 August

Deadline for preliminary submissions

5.00 pm on Wednesday 26 August

Release of preliminary report

Wednesday 23 September

Deadline for response submissions

5.00 pm on Wednesday 21 October

Public hearing

6.00 pm on Tuesday 27 October

Release of final report

Wednesday 18 November

 

To find out more about the Warrnambool City Council review and to make a submission, visit the VEC website

 

 

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