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Election Period Policy 2020

In the lead up Local Government elections the Victorian Local Government sector adopts an election period mode (or caretaker mode) to avoid actions and decisions that may be interpreted as influencing voters or binding an incoming Council.

Specific provisions have been incorporated into the Local Government Act 2020 (the Act) that govern Council in how it should conduct itself during election period, refer to section 69 of the Act.

Maroondah City Council is committed to the principle of fair and democratic elections and adopted the Election Period Policy 2020 at the Council Meeting held on Monday 31 August 2020. 

This policy is to be read in conjunction with Division 10 of the Governance Rules

Election Period Policy

Election Period Policy  (pdf, 694KB)

Election Period Policy  (docx, 288KB)

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