Nominations to stand as a candidate for the 2016 Latrobe City Council elections open on Thursday.
Forms must be lodged in person, together with the $250 nomination fee, with the returning officer during business hours from Thursday, 15 September until noon Tuesday, 20 September at the election office at 99BuckleyStreet, Morwell.
Late nominations cannot be accepted.
To prepare, prospective candidates can phone the returning officer from Wednesday, 14 September on 1300584681 to make a nomination appointment.
They can also pre-fill their nomination form online using the VEC’s candidate helper at vec.vic.gov.au
An information session for prospective candidates will be held at Latrobe City Council headquarters, 141 Commercial Road, Morwell, at 7pm on Tuesday, 13 September.
For more information on nominating as a candidate, visit vec.vic.gov.au