New emergency powers available to ban candidate posters and handing out how-to-vote cards at polling booth gates

Murray Trembath
By Murray Trembath
Updated November 11 2021 - 2:18am, first published October 20 2021 - 3:55am
The polling booth at Burraneer Bay Public School at the 2016 council election. Picture: John Veage

Imagine an election without candidate posters covering polling booth fences and the party faithful meeting you at the gate, trying to shove a how-to-vote card into your hands.

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Murray Trembath

Murray Trembath

Journalist

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader reporter covering politics, urban affairs, council, development and general community news. Email: mtrembath@theleader.com.au