Elections - Shoalhaven City Council
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Local Government (Council) Elections were held in the Shoalhaven City Council Local Government Area on Saturday, 10 September 2016.

Elections were held for:

  • The election of 12 Councillors ( Four (4) Councillors in each of Wards 1, 2 and 3

  • The election of a Mayor

Election Results

Results of the election can be found at the NSW Electoral Commission.

Further details of the Elected Councillors will be posted when confirmed.

What happens if I didn’t vote?

Voting at NSW Local Council elections is compulsory for all enrolled electors. The penalty for failing to vote at is $55.

If an elector is on the roll for a council having an election and they don't vote, they will receive a penalty notice from the NSW Electoral Commission which gives options to:

  • provide a claim that you voted and details of where you voted
  • give a reason in writing for not voting, using the rear of the ‘Apparent Failure to Vote’ notice
  • pay the penalty
  • apply to have the matter heard in court (a court may impose a penalty for an offence of failing to vote of $110 plus court costs).

Further information can be found at NSW Electoral Commission or by contacting the NSW Electoral Office on 1300 135 736

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