Elections for the Melbourne City Council will be held by postal ballot in late October 2012. To be eligible to vote in the Melbourne City Council elections you must be on the voters’ roll by 4pm on Friday 31 August 2012.
You will be automatically enrolled on the City of Melbourne voters’ roll if you are over 18 years of age (or will turn 18 on or before 27 October 2012) and:
•you are on the Victorian State electoral roll for your present address in the City of Melbourne; or
•you own or occupy rateable property in the municipality, but you are not a resident of the municipality and you are the first or second-named person on the Council’s property records; or
•you were appointed in the 2008 elections (or earlier) as a representative of a corporation and you still hold the position of director or company secretary of the corporation that owns or occupies rateable property.
You may apply to be enrolled on the City of Melbourne voters’ roll if you are over 18 years of age (or will turn 18 on or before 27 October 2012) and:
•you are a resident (including non-Australian citizens), owner or occupier of rateable property in the municipality who is not on the Victorian State electoral roll
•you are a director or company secretary of a corporation (or member of a governing body or public officer of an incorporated association) that owns or occupies rateable property solely or jointly within the City of Melbourne municipality.
For more information contact us through the Elections Helpline on 1300 735 427 or by email.