Melbourne City Council, Lord Mayor by-election

CRA will host a forum for all Mayoral candidates

on Monday 23 April

at the Church of All Nations in Carlton.

Further details to come

This will be a chance for residents to meet the mayoral candidates in person, hear the candidate’s positions, and engage is discussion on matters of importance. Put the date in your diary now More details to follow.

Voting is compulsory for all voters listed on the Melbourne City Council voters roll at 4.00 pm on Friday 16 March 2018.

When you receive your ballot pack you must complete your ballot paper, and return it as soon as possible using the reply paid envelope.

Alternatively, you may hand-deliver your completed ballot material to the election office by 6.00 pm on Friday 11 May 2018.

Completed ballot material must be posted – or in the hands of the Returning Officer – by 6.00 pm on Friday 11 May 2018, when voting closes. Ballot material posted after this date cannot be accepted and you may incur a fine.

Monday 5 February 2018 Date of vacancy
Friday 16 March 2018 Enrolment closes 4.00 pm
Thursday 5 April 2018 Nominations open
Tuesday 10 April 2018 Nominations close 12 noon
Wednesday 11 April 2018 Last chance to lodge candidate statements and photos, 12 noon
Monday 16 April 2018 Last chance to respond to candidate questionnaire
Monday 23 April – Thursday 26 April 2018 Mail-out of ballot packs
Friday 11 May 2018 Voting closes 6.00 pm