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Foreign renters can vote

Non-Australian citizen renters can vote in the May lord mayoral election. To be eligible, the person simply needs to have rented a rateable property within the City of Melbourne for more than a month and be over 18 years of age. The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has confirmed that international students, for example, are able

Councillor vacancy to become a saga

By Shane Scanlan The appointment of Melbourne’s critical 11th city councillor looks set to become a long and protracted saga, with a multitude of potential outcomes. Indigenous Voice candidate Brooke Wandin was successful at the October 22 election but resigned before being sworn in amid allegations that she was not correctly enrolled and, therefore, ineligible.

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