The Electoral Commissioner, Mr Bill Shepheard, advised on Friday 2 March that the declaration of nominations for the NT Council Elections and the draw for positions on the ballot paper had taken place at the East Arnhem Shire Council Nhulunbuy Chambers.
Declaration of East Arnhem Shire Council Nominations
Anindilyakwa Ward - 2 Council positions to be elected
- LALARA, Jabani Paul
- HANSEN, Keith
- MAMARIKA, Constantine
Birr Rawarrang Ward - 2 Council positions to be elected
- GARRANGUNUNG, Martin
- DJUMBU, Peter
- WURRGUWURRGU, Rose
Gumurr Marthakal Ward - 3 Council positions to be elected
- GONDARRA, Alfred
- GUMBULA, David Djalangi
- DANGANBARR, Mavis
- THURLOW, Kaye
Gumurr Miwatj Ward - 3 Council positions to be elected
- MUNUNGGURR, Yanaymul
- WUNUNGMURRA, Banambi
- MUNUNGGURR, Dhangatji
- MUNUNGGURR, Barayuwa
Gumurr Miyarrka Ward - 2 Council positions to be elected
- MANGGURRA, Noel
- WUNUNGMURRA, Wesley Bandi
- LEWIS, Freddie
- DHAGAPAN, Phillipa
- WANAMBI, Gawura
Gumurr Gattjirrk Ward - 2 Council positions to be elected
- No Nominations received. A supplementary election to fill the vacancies in Gumurr Gattjirrk Ward will be held at a date to be determined.
Following the close of rolls on 21 February, 5,488 East Arnhem region residents are eligible to vote in the March council elections.
Voting is compulsory in the contested NT Council Elections on 24 March 2012.
Polling services, including mobile polling schedule, will be advertised in the media, on the East Arnhem Shire Council website & twitter and facebook pages and on the NTEC website in the lead up to polling day.
For further information call 1800 MYVOTE or visit www.ntec.nt.gov.au