Eligible residents and ratepayers are being urged to enrol to vote for the upcoming Pyrenees Shire Council elections before it’s too late. Enrolment closes at 4.00 pm Friday 26 August.
Australian citizens living within Pyrenees Shire who have recently turned 18 years old or changed their address can complete an enrolment form online at vec.vic.gov.au or pick one up at any Australia Post or Australian Electoral Commission office. Paper enrolment forms must be received by the Victorian Electoral Commission by 4.00 pm on Friday 26 August.
Anyone on the State electoral roll for their current address and non-resident property owners are automatically enrolled for the elections.
There are also additional enrolment categories for occupiers, company nominees and non-Australian citizens who pay rates for an address in Pyrenees Shire. People in these categories can apply directly to council to enrol, by calling (03) 5349 1100.
Further information on enrolment is available by calling 1300 805 478 or at vec.vic.gov.au, where voters can also sign up to the free Vic Election Alerts service to be sent important election reminders by SMS and email.
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