Melbourne City Council

MCC Elections – are you enrolled to vote?

Are you new to the City of Melbourne, have turned 18, or have not thought of enrolling in the past, then it’s time to think about enrolling! It is important to actually be able to vote when the ballot papers arrive. http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about-council/governance-transparency/elections/Pages/elections.aspx

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2016 City of Melbourne Council Elections – jostling already? “Limit the term of office of the Lord Mayor” says CoRBA

CoRBA’s position as stated in its submission to the Local Government Act review 2015, page 14 is: “CoRBA recommends that a person should be restricted to not more than two consecutive terms as Lord Mayor. This is to curb the potential for a monopoly on the office, whereby a person effectively becomes ‘Lord Mayor for Life’. Our proposal refers to …

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Ban developer donations to political parties? CoRBA’s position.

CoRBA’s official position on a ban on developer donations to political parties, as reflected in our submission to the 2013 Local Government Review is:   ‘It is CoRBA’s view that it is unfair and simplistic to ban donations from a particular class of corporate donor, such as property developers (who are no more or less inclined than any other business …

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The Race for Melbourne – Candidate list 2012

Melbourne City Council 2012 Nominations Nominations to stand as a candidate for the Melbourne City Council 2012 by-election closed at 12 noon on Tuesday, 25 September 2012. The following Below is a complete list of candidates in ballot paper order.  Leadership Team (1 team to be elected) FORWARD TOGETHER RANKIN, Keith Lord Mayor HAN, Grace Deputy Lord Mayor Contact details  …

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CoRBA Candidates Questionnaire

CORBA  – Melbourne (Coalition of Resident & Business Associations) brings together many diverse community groups to allow constituents to discuss key issues of shared concern across the entire municipality. A primary focus of CoRBA – Melbourne is to bring about electoral reform and a return to equitable representation to the City of Melbourne. CoRBA members would like to understand the …

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City of Melbourne Elections – Key Dates

Community and Candidate Information Session, hosted by City of Melbourne in partnership with the Victorian Local Governance Association 22 August, 2012 commencing 6pm Candidate Information Sessions conducted by the Victorian Electoral Commission 17 September, commencing 7pm Exhibition roll period Close of enrollment 19 September, commencing 12.30pm Opening of the Returning Officer’s Office located on Ground Floor, Town Hall Administration Building, …

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Questions for Melbourne’s Candidates

from THE AGE  by Gary Tippet Labor’s Jennifer Kanis, 42, lawyer and City of Melbourne councillor. Married with one child, has lived in Flemington and  Kensington for 15 years. What is the biggest issue for the voters of Melbourne in this byelection? I’ve spent the last seven weeks talking to the people of Melbourne and the biggest issue that comes …