4 August: Candidates nominate for Wollongong City Council election
Nominations for the Wollongong City Council election to be held Saturday, 3 September 2011 closed at 12 noon yesterday.
12 candidates have nominated for Lord Mayor.
83 candidates have nominated for the 12 councillor positions.
A full list of candidates is now available at www.elections.nsw.gov.au. Candidate’s information sheets are also available for viewing.
Pre-poll and Postal voting
Electoral Commissioner Colin Barry reminded voters of early voting options.
“If you cannot get to a polling place on election day you can still make your vote count by casting a pre-poll or postal vote”, said Mr Barry.
Postal vote applications will be accepted until 5.00pm on Monday, 29 August 2011.
Pre-poll voting is available Monday to Friday, commencing Monday, 22 August 2011 and closing at 6.00pm Friday, 2 September 2011 at the following locations:
Wollongong City Council: Returning Officer’s Office, Wollongong Town Hall & Community Centre, 93 Crown Street (corner Kembla Street) Wollongong.
Dapto: Community Office 1, Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Highway, Dapto.
Thirroul: Black Diamond Room, Thirroul District Community Centre and Library, 352 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul.
Election day is Saturday, 3 September 2011 between 8.00am and 6.00pm.
Voting is compulsory for all residents on the electoral roll. Further information about the election is available at www.elections.nsw.gov.au
Work at the Election
We are looking for people to work at polling places as election officials. People can register their interest at www.elections.nsw.gov.au/eoi and view position descriptions, rates of pay and employment conditions. For enquiries call 1300 135 736.
Media Contact: Richard Carroll, NSWEC Corporate Communications
Ph (02) 9290 5936 firstname.lastname@example.org