FOR five minutes, six balls were among the most important part of the Federal election as they drew the order on the ballot paper at the Declaration of Nomination.
Held at the Australian Electoral Commission office in Maryborough Street, the ceremony formally announced the nominees for Hinkler and where they would be placed on the ballot paper.
Greens Party candidate Jenny Fitzgibbon drew the top spot while independent hopeful Adrian Wone drew last place.
Labor Party candidate Belinda McNeven will be placed second on the ballot paper.
Member for Hinkler Paul Neville did not fare quite so well, drawing fifth position.
Family First candidate Trevor Versace drew third spot.
Independent candidate Cy d'Oliveira rounded out the field with fourth position.