Hawkesbury City Council


Total Number of Electors: Residential and non-residential electors enrolled in this Council area on 1 August 2016 was 47,747. Electors may continue to enrol up to and including Election Day.

A Constitutional Referendum is a special poll initiated by a Council that can only contain questions relating to the creation or abolition of wards, the way the Mayor is elected, or changing the number of councillors. The outcome of a Constitutional Referendum is binding on the Council.

The question at a Council Constitutional Referendum is carried if it is supported by a majority of the formal votes cast.

Question No. 1(Status: Result Declared)

Currently Hawkesbury City Council is an undivided council with no wards. Do you agree to the Hawkesbury Local Government Area being divided into three (3) wards, each ward electing four (4) Councillors?

Question No. 1 was declared NOT PASSED on 19/09/2016

Voter Turnout: 80.84%
Informal Rate: 5.74%

Question 1 Votes
Votes % Formal Votes
Yes 11,233 30.87%
No 25,154 69.13%
Total Formal Votes Counted 36,387 100%
Total Informal Votes 2,214 5.74%
Total Votes 38,601
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Referendum Status
Question 1 Ready 10/09/2016 15:42
Commenced 10/09/2016 20:05
Final for Saturday 11/09/2016 01:17
Continuing 11/09/2016 11:35
Count Complete 17/09/2016 09:53
Result Declared 19/09/2016 13:59