Standing for Council at the 2020 Local Government Election
Stand for Council
Victorian council elections are held every four years and give people an opportunity to influence the change they would like to see in their communities by standing for council.
On 24 October this year, Victorians will have the opportunity to elect Councillors who they think best represent, at the local level, their vision and interests for a better, stronger and more sustainable future.
Colac Otway Shire Election Office
Details for the Colac Otway Election Office can be found on the VEC website: https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/voting/2020-local-council-election/election-offices
Nominate for Colac Otway Shire Council Election
Nominations for the Colac Otway Shire Council election is open until 12noon on 22 September 2020.
For information on how to nominate and to access the Candidate Helper, visit https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/voting/2020-local-council-election/elections/colac-otway-shire-council
Interactive Candidate Seminars
The three state-wide interactive candidate seminars which complement the information session video. The seminars will provide prospective candidates the opportunity to ask questions about the nomination process and the election.
The seminars will be held on the following days:
- 7 pm on Wednesday 9 September 2020
- 1 pm on Sunday 13 September 2020 and
- 5 pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020
Register for a seminar below:
The Victorian Electoral Commission presentation provides information for prospective candidates to find out more about the nomination process for the 2020 local council elections.
VEC Media Release - Monday 24 August 2020 - Call for candidates for the upcoming Colac Otway Shire Council election
For more information visit https://www.viccouncils.asn.au/
For more information on becoming a Councillor and the role of a Councillor visit the Victorian Councils website