LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY POSTAL ELECTION
Shire of Yilgarn
(Local Government Act 1995, s4.64)
The Shire of Yilgarn is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 17 October 2015 to fill vacancies in the offices of Councillor(s) as listed below:
District 3 Councillors
ELECTION PACKAGES have been 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 Yilgarn prior to election day and from 8.00am to 6.00pm 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, 17 October 2015.
YOU MAY HAND DELIVER YOUR PACKAGE to an electoral officer at the Shire of Yilgarn during business hours before election day or at the polling place between 8.00am and 6.00pm on election day.
CHIEF POLLING PLACE:
Shire of Yilgarn 23 Antares Street SOUTHERN CROSS.
THE COUNT OF VOTES will commence at 6.00pm at the Chief Polling Place listed above.
Mob: 0409 049 112
The Shire of Yilgarn
The Shire of Yilgarn is 30,720 square km in area and has a population of approx. 3,000. The Yilgarn is known by many as the Gateway to the Wheatbelt and the Goldfields. The name ‘Yilgarn’ is aboriginal for ‘white stone’ or ‘quartz’.
Southern Cross is the major town centre of the Shire of Yilgarn and is 370km east of Perth along the Great Eastern Highway. Other town sites in the Shire include Bodallin, Bullfinch, Ghooli, Koolyanobbing, Marvel Loch, Moorine Rock and Yellowdine.
The caravan park is located on the Great Eastern Highway, east of the town centre and also includes the Sandalwood Motor Lodge which has fully equipped motel style rooms. The park has 20 drive-through powered sites, 8 powered caravan bays, grassed tent sites, 2 ablution blocks and an en-suite powered site for disabled persons, a campers’ kitchen and a recreation room. Dogs are allowed in the park, conditions apply. Accommodation is also available in Kurrajong Quarters which are fully equipped ex mine-site rooms. Standard Park Cabins and On-site vans – double beds are made up but additional beds require own linen. (Sorry, No Pets). Facilities include: coin operated Laundromat, free BBQ’s, playground, TV. room, EFTPOS, Visa and Mastercard payments and tourist information.
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