2022 Local Government Extraordinary Election

Local Government Extraordinary Election Notice Of Results

 

The result of the extraordinary election conducted as a postal vote on Saturday, 14 May 2022 is as follows:

 

Ward

Position

Candidates

Votes

Term to Expire

 

 

District

1

 

Councillor

 

SIMMONS, Daphne

190

 

 

 

 

HOLBROOK, Darryl

265   

18 October 2025

 

 

Darryl HOLBROOK is elected as Councillor for the Shire of Coolgardie and will hold office until 18 October 2025.

Liisa MORROW

RETURNING OFFICER

0458 805 518

Local Government Extraordinary Election close of enrolments

LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXTRAORDINARY ELECTION

CLOSE OF ENROLMENTS

Shire of Coolgardie

ROLL CLOSE: 5:00 PM Friday, 25 March 2022

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government extraordinary election on 14 May 2022 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of Coolgardie.


Residents
You are automatically enrolled to vote if you are on the State Electoral Roll as at 5:00 PM Friday, 25 March 2022. If you are not already on the State Electoral Roll and meet the eligibility criteria, or if you have changed address recently, you must complete an enrolment form.

Enrolment Forms
You can enrol or update your details online, or download an enrolment form, via the Western Australian Electoral Commission website (www.elections.wa.gov.au/enrol). Forms are also available from the Australian Electoral Commission (www.aec.gov.au). Enrolments and updates must be completed and received by 5:00 PM Friday, 25 March 2022.
Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers

If you are a non-resident owner or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of Coolgardie and are on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll, you are eligible to enrol to vote. If you are not on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll and own or occupy rateable property in the Shire of Coolgardie you may be eligible to enrol to vote. This applies if you were on the last electoral roll for the Shire of Coolgardie prior to May 1996 and have owned or occupied rateable property in the district continuously since this time. Please contact your local government for details. Owners of land who were on the last Local Government roll continue to retain that status until they cease to own the rateable property to which the enrolment relates. Occupiers do not have continuous enrolment and should contact the Shire of Coolgardie to confirm their enrolment status. To be eligible to enrol as an occupier, you will need to have a right of continuous occupation under a lease, tenancy agreement or other legal instrument for at least the next three months following the date of the application to enrol.

Joint Owners and Occupiers
If a rateable property is owned or occupied by more than two people, a majority of the owners/occupiers may nominate two persons from amongst themselves who are on either the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll, to enrol as owner/occupier electors.

Corporations
A body corporate that owns or occupies rateable property may nominate two people who are on either the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll to enrol as owner/occupier electors.

Enrolment Forms – Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers Only
Enrolment forms can be obtained from the Shire of Coolgardie and must be lodged with the Chief Executive Officer by 5:00 PM Friday, 25 March 2022. Further information can be obtained from the Shire of Coolgardie.

ROBERT KENNEDY

ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER

13 63 06

Local Government Extraordinary Election call for nominations

A local government extraordinary election will be held on Saturday, 14 May 2022 in the Shire of Coolgardie to fill the following vacancy:

District

1

Councillor

Term to expire: 18 October 2025

 

Nominations Open on Thursday, 31 March 2022

Nominations Close at 4:00 PM Thursday, 7 April 2022

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer:

  • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or
  • between 2:00pm and 4:00 PM Thursday, 7 April 2022 (close of nominations) at the Shire of Coolgardie, Irish Mulga Drive, KAMBALDA WEST.

 

Nominations Requirements

Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission(elections.wa.gov.au);
  • a single A4 page profile of not more than 800 character (including spaces) containing information about the candidate;
  • a nomination deposit of $80 (cash, bank cheque or postal order);
  • (optional) a recent passport-sized photograph of the candidate’s head, or head and shoulders; and
  • every candidate must have completed the online course titled Induction for prospective candidates, available at dlgsc.wa.gov.au, prior to nominating.

 

The Commission has developed an online system called Nomination Builder to assist candidates to complete their nomination form which includes the candidate profile. This is the preferred method of completing the nomination form and profile for elections conducted by the Commission. Candidates complete their nomination details and profile, print the completed form which has a reference number allocated and lodge it with the Returning Officer. The nomination builder can be accessed at www.elections.wa.gov.au.

 

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

 

The documents may be hand delivered or posted to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

 

Information

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by contacting the Returning Officer, Liisa MORROW on 0458 805 518 or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.

The next Ordinary Local Government Election will be held on 14 May 2022

Nominations for prospective Councillors are now closed.

Voting packages will be mailed to all eligible electors from 14 April prior to election day (Saturday, May 14). The package will include a list of candidates, ballot papers, instructions on how to vote and a declaration. To vote, follow the instructions included in the package.

The Shire's elections are conducted as postal elections by the Western Australian Electoral Commission

Candidate Profiles

The profiles of all the candidates who nominated are as follows (in Ballot Paper order).

Local Government Extraordinary Postal Election Election Notice

The Shire of Coolgardie is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 14 May 2022 to fill the following vacancy:

District 1 Councillor Term to Expire: 18 October 2025
Candidates
SIMMONS, Daphne
HOLBROOK, Darryl

Election Packages will be sent to all electors on the Shire of Coolgardie local government electoral roll.


Replacement Packages can be obtained from the Shire of Coolgardie Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street Coolgardie or the Shire of Coolgardie Administration Centre, Irish Mulga Drive Kambalda during business hours prior to election day or at any polling place during the times listed below on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.


Post your vote early. Completed postal voting packages must reach the Returning Officer by 6.00pm on election day, Saturday, 14 May 2022.


You may hand deliver your package to an electoral officer at the Shire of Coolgardie Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street Coolgardie or the Shire of Coolgardie Administration Centre, Irish Mulga Drive Kambalda during business hours prior to election day or at any polling place in the district during the times listed below on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.


Chief Polling Place:
Kambalda Recreation Centre, Barnes Drive, KAMBALDA 8:00am - 6:00pm


Other Polling Place:
Coolgardie Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street, COOLGARDIE 8.00am – 4.00pm


The count of votes will commence at 6.00pm at the Kambalda Recreation Centre, Barnes Drive, KAMBALDA.

ROBERT KENNEDY ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER 13 63 06

2021 Local Government Elections

Local Government Ordinary Postal Election Notice of Results

 

The result of the Ordinary Election conducted as a postal vote on Saturday, 16 October 2021 is as follows:

 

Ward Position Candidates Votes Term of Office
District 4 Councillors MITCHELL, Rose 314 4 year term
SIMMONS, Daphne 265
CULLEN, Malcolm 333 4 year term
BOTTING, Sherryl 357 4 year term
WILLIAMS, John 387 4 year term

John Dennis WILLIAMS is elected as Councillor for the Shire of Coolgardie and will hold office until 18 October 2025.

Sherryl Leanne BOTTING is elected as Councillor for the Shire of Coolgardie and will hold office until 18 October 2025.

Malcolm Raymond CULLEN is elected as Councillor for the Shire of Coolgardie and will hold office until 18 October 2025.

Rosezina Caroline MITCHELL is elected as Councillor for the Shire of Coolgardie and will hold office until 18 October 2025.

 

Liisa MORROW

RETURNING OFFICER

0427 464 509



The next Ordinary Local Government Election will be held on 16 October 2021.

Nominations for prospective Councillors are now closed.

Voting packages will be mailed to all eligible electors from Friday, 17 September prior to election day (Saturday, October 16). The package will include a list of candidates, ballot papers, instructions on how to vote and a declaration. To vote, follow the instructions included in the package.

The Shire's elections are conducted as postal elections by the Western Australian Electoral Commission

Candidate Profiles

The profiles of all the candidates who nominated are as follows (in Ballot Paper order).

 

             

Returning Officer, Liisa Morrow on 0427 464 509 or via email on LGro_clgd@elections.wa.gov.au

Two Candidiate Information Sessions were held on Thursday, 26 August 2021 in Kambalda and Coolgardie.

WA Local Government Association (WALGA) held a Candidate Information Briefing webinar on 18 August 2021. To watch a recording of the webinar please visit the WALGA website here.

Click here to view the Call for Nominations notice.

Prior to nomination, candidates will need to complete the mandatory online candidate induction on the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website: https://www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/local-government/local-governments/council-elections/local-government-candidate-induction

Local Government elections are a vital part of Western Australia’s democratic system. If you would like further information please visit the WA Electoral Commission website https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/elections/local

Enrolling to vote

Enrolling to Vote – ROLL CLOSED: 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021

Enrolment is compulsory for all Western Australians who:

  • are aged 18 years and over
  • are Australian citizens (or a British subject who was on the Roll between 26 October 1983 and 25 January 1984)
  • have lived at their current address for at least one month. 

Electors who are aged 17 years can enrol provisionally. They can only vote when they reach 18 years of age.

When you enrol to vote, you are enrolled for Commonwealth, State and local government elections. You can check your enrolment online. To update your details, or check your enrolment; visit https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/enrol

People who own or occupy property within a local government district, can apply to their local government to be included on the roll as an owner/occupier, as long as they are eligible electors. A body corporate may apply to have up to two eligible electors to be included on the owner/occupier roll.

Local Government Ordinary Postal Election Notice

The Shire of Coolgardie is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 16 October 2021 to fill vacancies in the offices of Councillors as listed below:

District

4

Councillors

MITCHELL, Rose

SIMMONS, Daphne

CULLEN, Malcolm

BOTTING, Sherryl

WILLIAMS, John

Election Packages will be sent to all electors on the local government electoral roll where there is an election in their electorate.

Replacement Packages can be obtained from the Shire of Coolgardie Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street Coolgardie & the Shire of Coolgardie, Irish Mulga Drive Kambalda during business hours prior to election day or at any polling place in the district during the times listed below on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.

Post your vote early. Completed postal voting packages must reach the Returning Officer by 6.00pm on election day, Saturday, 16 October 2021.

You may hand deliver your package to an electoral officer at the Shire of Coolgardie, Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street Coolgardie & the Shire of Coolgardie, Irish Mulga Drive Kambalda during business hours before election day or at any polling place in the district during the times listed below on election day.

Chief Polling Place:

Kambalda Recreation Centre, Barnes Drive, KAMBALDA 8:00am - 6:00pm

 

Other Polling Place:

Coolgardie Community & Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street, COOLGARDIE 8.00am – 4.00pm

 

The count of votes will commence at 6.00pm at the Kambalda Recreation Centre, Barnes Drive, KAMBALDA.