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2019 Local Government Ordinary Election

Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2019 at 2:08:58 PM

Local Government Elections 

Local government ordinary elections are held every two years, on the third Saturday in October.

Councillors are elected for four year terms, with half of the Councillors’ terms concluding at each biennial election.

To be eligible to nominate as a candidate you must be an elector of the district (residential or owner/occupier) and over 18 years of age.

More information on eligibility can be found here. 


WEBINAR for Prospective Elected Members

Ever thought about nominating to become a Councillor, but you aren't sure if the role is for you? Then be sure to register for this free webinar to have all your questions answered.

This Webinar focuses on the following key areas:

·       Parliament’s role in creating legislation for Local Government;

·       how to read the Local Government Act 1995 and Regulations;

·       who does what at a Local Government;

·       a Councillor’s personal responsibilities; and

·       consequences of improper conduct.

WALGA’S Communications webinar will be presented by James McGovern, Manager, Governance. Joining James for the Q&A session will be Lyn Fogg, WALGA’s Governance Advisor and Tony Brown, Executive Director, Governance and Organisational Services.

As with all of our webinars, you will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A Session at the end of the presentation. This webinar will be recorded and made available to the public within a few days of the event.

Date: Thursday, 15 August 2019

Time: 5:00pm – 6.00pm (including presentation and Q&A session)

Be quick to register as places will fill fast.

To register for this free webinar please Click HERE

Local Government Candidate Induction! 

This year new laws have been introduced which makes it compulsory for all candidates nominating in a local government election to complete the department’s online induction.

You will be asked to declare that you have completed the online induction when filling out your nomination form. It is an offence to make false or misleading statements on the nomination form.

For more information, please click visit the DLGSC website. 


Close of nominations

Please be advised that at the close of nominations we had only one nomination, Glenice Batchelor, in respect to the three vacancies. Glenice is therefore elected unopposed. 

Congratulations Glenice!

Give we have two vacancies outstanding, we are now required to move directly to an extraordinary election. 

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  • 2019 Local Government Ordinary Election

    Key Dates
    Close of roll: 5.00pm Friday 30 August 2019
    Nominations Open: Thursday 5 September 2019 (Nomination period is open for 8 days)
    Nominations Close: 4.00pm 12 September 2019
    Election Day: Saturday 19 October 2019

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