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For this reason, the State Government has produced a toolkit for local governments which contains communications material that is designed to ensure ratepayers in particular are properly informed before casting their vote.
The communications toolkit covers the three main electoral reforms — the introduction of Optional Preferential Voting (OPV), direct voting for mayor/president in some councils and changes to council representation.
The toolkit consists of:
Your support to help us inform and educate the community about the reforms is vital to ensure that voters know about these changes so their vote will count at the October elections. We urge you to please utilise the toolkit and distribute the communications material extensively within your community in the lead-up to the elections.
Toolkit for local governments
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