The October 2016 Boroondara Local Government Election was conducted by the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) on behalf of Council. 

Section 62 of the Local Government Act 1989 requires every candidate in Council general elections, whether elected or not, to lodge a Campaign Donation Return with the Chief Executive Officer of the Council, within 40 days after Election Day*.  A Return is required even if the candidate has not received any campaign donations or campaign gifts.

* The Boroondara election was conducted by postal vote with Election Day being 22 October 2016.