Berrigan Shire is situated in the Southern Riverina and consists predominantly of irrigated rural land, therefore its main income is derived from the agriculture industry. Berrigan Shire is located to the north of the Murray River, half way between Albury and Echuca.
The council boundaries encompass the towns of Barooga, Berrigan, Finley and Tocumwal which offer a range of first class lifestyle opportunities including recreation, health and education facilities.We welcome you to our website and hope you take the time to explore the site and learn more about Berrigan Shire Council.
SATURDAY, 14 JULY 2018
Enrol To Vote
A by-election will be held in the Berrigan Shire Council area on Saturday, 14 July 2018 to elect one councillor.
If you are an owner, rate-paying lessee, or occupier of rateable land which is not your primary residence, you or a nominee may be entitled to be enrolled on the roll of non-residential owners of rateable land or the roll of occupiers and rate-paying lessees for this election.
Details of the eligibility criteria and enrolment claim forms may be obtained from the Berrigan Shire Council at 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan, NSW, 2712 or alternatively below as a download.
The claim must be completed and lodged with the General Manager of Berrigan Shire Council by 6pm Monday, 4 June 2018.
If a claim for non-residential enrolment was made for a previous election, and you wish to claim enrolment for this election, you should re-apply.
If you are enrolled in the Berrigan Shire Council local government area as at 6pm Monday 4 June 2018 you must vote.
To check your enrolment details or to obtain a residential enrolment form visit www.elections.nsw.gov.au or call 1300 135 736. Enrolment forms are also available from any Australia Post office. Enrolment forms must be received by 6pm Monday, 4 June 2018.
Voting in Local Government elections is compulsory for all electors included on the residential roll.
Information: www.elections.nsw.gov.au or 1300 135 736
For enquiries in languages other than English call our interpreting service on 13 14 50
For hearing and speech impaired enquiries, call us via the National Relay Service on 13 36 77
John Schmidt, Electoral Commissioner