Local council election public notices

We are required to publish election notices in local newspapers at several points in a local council election, by-election or countback. We also began publishing these notices on our website from the 2020 local council election.

2023 local council by-election and countback statutory advertisements

  • Bass Coast Shire Council, Western Port Ward modified countback
  • Baw Baw Shire Council, Central Ward modified countback
  • Borough of Queenscliffe Council countback
  • Brimbank City Council, Harvester Ward countback
  • Colac Otway Shire Council countback (January)
  • Colac Otway Shire Council countback (March)
  • Greater Geelong City Council, Bellarine Ward countback
  • Greater Geelong City Council, Brownbill Ward countback
  • Greater Geelong City Council, Windermere Ward countback
  • Glenelg Shire Council countback
  • Indigo Shire Council countback
  • Macedon Ranges Shire Council, South Ward countback
  • Melton City Council, Watts Ward countback
  • Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Seawinds Ward countback
  • Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Watson Ward by-election
  • Port Phillip City Council, Lake Ward countback
  • Greater Shepparton City Council countback
  • Southern Grampians Shire Council countback
  • Stonnington City Council, East Ward countback
  • Strathbogie Shire Council, Lake Nagambie Ward countback
  • Strathbogie Shire Council, Seven Creeks Ward modified countback
  • Swan Hill Rural City Council countback
  • Yarra City Council, Langridge Ward countback
  • 2022 local council by-election and countback statutory advertisements

  • Alpine Shire Council countback
  • Borough of Queenscliffe Council countback
  • Buloke Shire Council, Mallee Ward by-election
  • Glen Eira City Council, Rosstown Ward countback
  • Greater Shepparton City Council countback
  • Horsham Rural City Council countback
  • Indigo Shire Council countback
  • Maroondah City Council, Wonga Ward by-election
  • Mildura Rural City Council countback
  • Mitchell Shire Council, South Ward countback
  • Moira Shire Council countbacks
  • Moreland City Council, North-West Ward countback
  • Northen Grampians Shire Council, Kara Kara Ward by-election
  • Wodonga City Council countbacks
  • Yarra Ranges Shire Council, Streeton Ward by-election
  • 2021 local council election, by-election and countback statutory advertisements

    2020 local council by-election and countback statutory advertisements

    2020 local council election statutory advertisements

  • Close of roll - published 8 August 2020

    Alpine Shire Council

    Ararat Rural City Council

    Ballarat City Council

    Banyule City Council

    Bass Coast Shire Council

    Baw Baw Shire Council

    Bayside City Council

    Benalla Rural City Council

    Boroondara City Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Brimbank City Council

    Buloke Shire Council

    Greater Bendigo City Council

    Campaspe Shire Council

    Cardinia Shire Council

    Central Goldfields Shire Council

    Colac Otway Shire Council

    Corangamite Shire Council

    Darebin City Council

    East Gippsland Shire Council

    Frankston City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glen Eira City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glenelg Shire Council

    Golden Plains Shire Council

    Greater Dandenong City Council

    Greater Geelong City Council

    Greater Shepparton City Council

    Hepburn Shire Council

    Hindmarsh Shire Council

    Hobsons Bay City Council

    Horsham Rural City Council

    Hume City Council

    Indigo Shire Council

    Kingston City Council

    Knox City Council

    Latrobe City Council

    Loddon Shire Council

    Macedon Ranges Shire Council

    Manningham City Council

    Mansfield Shire Council

    Maribyrnong City Council

    Maroondah City Council

    Melbourne City Council

    Melton City Council

    Mildura Rural City Council

    Mitchell Shire Council

    Moira Shire Council

    Monash City Council

    Moonee Valley City Council

    Moorabool Shire Council

    Moreland City Council

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Moyne Shire Council

    Murrindindi Shire Council

    Nillumbik Shire Council

    Northern Grampians Shire Council

    Port Phillip City Council

    Pyrenees Shire Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Stonnington City Council

    Strathbogie Shire Council

    Surf Coast Shire Council

    Swan Hill Rural City Council

    Towong Shire Council

    Wangaratta Rural City Council

    Warrnambool City Council

    Wellington Shire Council

    West Wimmera Shire Council

    Whitehorse City Council

    Wodonga City Council

    Wyndham City Council

    Yarra City Council

    Yarra Ranges Shire Council

    Yarriambiack Shire Council

  • Notice of election - published 31 August 2020

    Alpine Shire Council

    Ararat Rural City Council

    Ballarat City Council

    Banyule City Council

    Bass Coast Shire Council

    Baw Baw Shire Council

    Bayside City Council

    Benalla Rural City Council

    Boroondara City Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Brimbank City Council

    Buloke Shire Council

    Greater Bendigo City Council

    Campaspe Shire Council

    Cardinia Shire Council

    Central Goldfields Shire Council

    Colac Otway Shire Council

    Corangamite Shire Council

    Darebin City Council

    East Gippsland Shire Council

    Frankston City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glen Eira City Council

    Glenelg Shire Council

    Golden Plains Shire Council

    Greater Dandenong City Council

    Greater Geelong City Council

    Greater Shepparton City Council

    Hepburn Shire Council

    Hindmarsh Shire Council

    Hobsons Bay City Council

    Horsham Rural City Council

    Hume City Council

    Indigo Shire Council

    Kingston City Council

    Knox City Council

    Latrobe City Council

    Loddon Shire Council

    Macedon Ranges Shire Council

    Manningham City Council

    Mansfield Shire Council

    Maribyrnong City Council

    Maroondah City Council

    Melbourne City Council

    Melton City Council

    Mildura Rural City Council

    Mitchell Shire Council

    Moira Shire Council

    Monash City Council

    Moonee Valley City Council

    Moorabool Shire Council

    Moreland City Council

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Moyne Shire Council

    Murrindindi Shire Council

    Nillumbik Shire Council

    Northern Grampians Shire Council

    Port Phillip City Council

    Pyrenees Shire Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Stonnington City Council

    Strathbogie Shire Council

    Surf Coast Shire Council

    Swan Hill Rural City Council

    Towong Shire Council

    Wangaratta Rural City Council

    Warrnambool City Council

    Wellington Shire Council

    West Wimmera Shire Council

    Whitehorse City Council

    Wodonga City Council

    Wyndham City Council

    Yarra City Council

    Yarra Ranges Shire Council

    Yarriambiack Shire Council

  • Voting details - published 28 September 2020

    Alpine Shire Council

    Ararat Rural City Council

    Ballarat City Council

    Banyule City Council

    Bass Coast Shire Council

    Baw Baw Shire Council

    Bayside City Council

    Benalla Rural City Council

    Boroondara City Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Brimbank City Council

    Buloke Shire Council

    Greater Bendigo City Council

    Campaspe Shire Council

    Cardinia Shire Council

    Central Goldfields Shire Council

    Colac Otway Shire Council

    Corangamite Shire Council

    Darebin City Council

    East Gippsland Shire Council

    Frankston City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glen Eira City Council

    Glenelg Shire Council

    Golden Plains Shire Council

    Greater Dandenong City Council

    Greater Geelong City Council

    Greater Shepparton City Council

    Hepburn Shire Council

    Hindmarsh Shire Council

    Hobsons Bay City Council

    Horsham Rural City Council

    Hume City Council

    Indigo Shire Council

    Kingston City Council

    Knox City Council

    Latrobe City Council

    Loddon Shire Council

    Macedon Ranges Shire Council

    Manningham City Council

    Mansfield Shire Council

    Maribyrnong City Council

    Maroondah City Council

    Maroondah City Council (Disqualification in McAlpin Ward)

    Melbourne City Council

    Melton City Council

    Mildura Rural City Council

    Mitchell Shire Council

    Moira Shire Council

    Monash City Council

    Moonee Valley City Council

    Moorabool Shire Council

    Moreland City Council

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Moyne Shire Council

    Murrindindi Shire Council

    Nillumbik Shire Council

    Northern Grampians Shire Council (Failed and uncontested elections)

    Port Phillip City Council

    Pyrenees Shire Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Stonnington City Council

    Strathbogie Shire Council

    Surf Coast Shire Council

    Swan Hill Rural City Council

    Towong Shire Council

    Wangaratta Rural City Council

    Warrnambool City Council

    Wellington Shire Council

    West Wimmera Shire Council

    Whitehorse City Council

    Wodonga City Council

    Wyndham City Council

    Yarra City Council

    Yarra Ranges Shire Council

    Yarriambiack Shire Council

  • Voting reminder - published 12 October 2020

    Alpine Shire Council

    Ararat Rural City Council

    Ballarat City Council

    Banyule City Council

    Bass Coast Shire Council

    Baw Baw Shire Council

    Bayside City Council

    Benalla Rural City Council

    Boroondara City Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Brimbank City Council

    Buloke Shire Council

    Greater Bendigo City Council

    Campaspe Shire Council

    Cardinia Shire Council

    Central Goldfields Shire Council

    Colac Otway Shire Council

    Corangamite Shire Council

    Darebin City Council

    East Gippsland Shire Council

    Frankston City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glen Eira City Council

    Glenelg Shire Council

    Golden Plains Shire Council

    Greater Dandenong City Council

    Greater Geelong City Council

    Greater Shepparton City Council

    Hepburn Shire Council

    Hindmarsh Shire Council

    Hobsons Bay City Council

    Horsham Rural City Council

    Hume City Council

    Indigo Shire Council

    Kingston City Council

    Knox City Council

    Latrobe City Council

    Loddon Shire Council

    Macedon Ranges Shire Council

    Manningham City Council

    Mansfield Shire Council

    Maribyrnong City Council

    Maroondah City Council

    Melbourne City Council

    Melton City Council

    Mildura Rural City Council

    Mitchell Shire Council

    Moira Shire Council

    Monash City Council

    Moonee Valley City Council

    Moorabool Shire Council

    Moreland City Council

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Moyne Shire Council

    Murrindindi Shire Council

    Nillumbik Shire Council

    Port Phillip City Council

    Pyrenees Shire Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Stonnington City Council

    Strathbogie Shire Council

    Surf Coast Shire Council

    Swan Hill Rural City Council

    Towong Shire Council

    Wangaratta Rural City Council

    Warrnambool City Council

    Wellington Shire Council

    West Wimmera Shire Council

    Whitehorse City Council

    Wodonga City Council

    Wyndham City Council

    Yarra City Council

    Yarra Ranges Shire Council

    Yarriambiack Shire Council

  • Results - published 23 November 2020

    Alpine Shire Council

    Ararat Rural City Council

    Ballarat City Council

    Banyule City Council

    Bass Coast Shire Council

    Baw Baw Shire Council

    Bayside City Council

    Benalla Rural City Council

    Boroondara City Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Brimbank City Council

    Buloke Shire Council

    Greater Bendigo City Council

    Campaspe Shire Council

    Cardinia Shire Council

    Central Goldfields Shire Council

    Colac Otway Shire Council

    Corangamite Shire Council

    Darebin City Council

    East Gippsland Shire Council

    Frankston City Council

    Gannawarra Shire Council

    Glen Eira City Council

    Glenelg Shire Council

    Golden Plains Shire Council

    Greater Dandenong City Council

    Greater Geelong City Council

    Greater Shepparton City Council

    Hepburn Shire Council

    Hindmarsh Shire Council

    Hobsons Bay City Council

    Horsham Rural City Council

    Hume City Council

    Indigo Shire Council

    Kingston City Council

    Knox City Council

    Latrobe City Council

    Loddon Shire Council

    Macedon Ranges Shire Council

    Manningham City Council

    Mansfield Shire Council

    Maribyrnong City Council

    Maroondah City Council 

    Melbourne City Council

    Melton City Council

    Mildura Rural City Council

    Mitchell Shire Council

    Moira Shire Council

    Monash City Council

    Moonee Valley City Council

    Moorabool Shire Council

    Moreland City Council

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Moyne Shire Council

    Murrindindi Shire Council

    Nillumbik Shire Council

    Northern Grampians Shire Council (published 11 November)

    Port Phillip City Council

    Pyrenees Shire Council

    Borough of Queenscliffe Council

    Southern Grampians Shire Council

    Stonnington City Council

    Strathbogie Shire Council

    Surf Coast Shire Council

    Swan Hill Rural City Council

    Towong Shire Council

    Wangaratta Rural City Council

    Warrnambool City Council

    Wellington Shire Council

    West Wimmera Shire Council

    Whitehorse City Council

    Wodonga City Council

    Wyndham City Council

    Yarra City Council

    Yarra Ranges Shire Council

    Yarriambiack Shire Council