Council Elections

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has set a By-Election for the Kara Kara Ward of the Northern Grampians Shire Council for Saturday 5 November 2022 to fill a vacancy for a representative for the Kara Kara Ward. The ward is located in the north of the shire and covers St Arnaud township and surrounding localities including Stuart Mill township as shown in the maps below.


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The By-election will be conducted entirely by the VEC that has set the following timeline.

Kara Kara By election timetable

To be able to vote in the by-election, you must be enrolled by the close of roll at 4pm on Friday 9 September 2022. Two categories of voters can be enrolled to vote in the Northern Grampians Shire Council by-election: State-enrolled voters and Council-enrolled voters.

Check out about voting and standing for council in the boxes below:


Kara Kara By-election Enrolment and Entitlement Information

All council elections are conducted by the VEC and are conducted by postal vote.