Boroondara council election, 2012

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The 2012 Boroondara council election was held in October 2012.[1]

Key dates

As per the Local Government Act 1989, general council elections are held on the fourth Saturday of October every four years. Postal elections, such as those held in Boroondara, actually commence three weeks prior to polling day when ballot mailouts begin.

  • 31 August: Enrolment closes
  • 20 September: Nominations open
  • 25 September: Nominations close (12pm)
  • 26 September: Candidate statements due (12pm)
  • 28 September: Candidate indication of preferences due (12pm)
  • 9 - 11 October: Ballot packs mailed
  • 26 October: Voting closes (6pm)[1]
  • 27 October: Election Day

Wards and results

Ward Pre-2012 Swing Electoral results Post-2012
Party Councillor Margin[2] Margin[3] Councillor Party
Bellevue Independent Brad Miles 0.96 +4.54 Results 8.96 Jim Parke Independent
Cotham Liberal David Bloom N/A Results 19.52 Judith Voce Independent
Gardiner Independent Coral Ross -20.07 Results 23.98 Coral Ross Independent
Glenferrie Independent Phil Meggs N/A Results 18.28 Steve Hurd Independent
Junction Independent Jack Wegman -0.48 Results 22.92 Jack Wegman Independent
Lynden Independent Heinz Kreutz -11.79 Results 16.58 Heinz Kreutz Independent
Maling Independent Dick Menting N/A Results 24.42 Jane Addis Independent
Maranoa Liberal Nicholas Tragas N/A Results 10.24 Philip Mallis Independent
Solway Labor Kevin Chow Results 0.64 Kevin Chow Labor
Studley Liberal[4] Phillip Healey Results 40.94 Phillip Healey Liberal

† - election not held ‡ - incumbent councillor did not nominate for re-election



  1. 1.0 1.1 Victorian Electoral Commission. Report on Conduct of the 2012 Local Government Elections., accessed: 23 September 2020. Melbourne: 26 April 2013. (Archived from the original)
  2. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council election results 2008. (Archived from the original), accessed: 23 September 2020
  3. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council election results 2012. (Archived from the original), accessed: 23 September 2020
  4. Boroondara Residents Action Group. Results for Survey of Candidates for Council 2016. 11 October 2016., accessed: 6 November 2016

See also