Upcoming Elections

The next Local Council Elections are scheduled for Saturday 9 September 2017

For further information on upcoming elections, the voting process, how to enrol to vote and the process for becoming a candidate; please visit the Electoral Commission NSW.

Minister for Local Governments Election Notice.

Please see the below attachment for Election Campaign Guidelines.

Counting Schedules and Information

Results will be available from after 6.00pm, Saturday 9 September 2017 on the NSWEC website 

Information on the counting schedule and count locations can be found on the NSWEC website here

If you have a question about counting, schedules and information, please call the NSWEC Candidate Call Centre on 1300 088 942.

Pre-Poll and Polling Locations and Opening Hours

For details of pre-poll and polling locations and opening hours, please visit the NSW Electoral Commission.

Non-Residential Enrolment

Persons who are not a resident in a council area may apply to be enrolled to vote if they meet the criteria of the applications for the non-residential roll.

Claims for inclusion on the non-residential roll must be submitted to Council by 6pm, 31 July 2017. For more information visit the Vote NSW residential rolls web page.

Register your Electoral Material

All electoral material (including how to vote cards) to be distributed on election day, Saturday, 9 September 2017, by any person or organisation, including candidates, groups or registered political parties, must be registered.

Information on registering electoral material is available in the Handbook for Parties, Groups, Candidates and Scrutineers on the Electoral Commission NSW website.

Applications can be made between Wednesday, 9 August - 5pm, Friday 1 September 2017. Material received after the deadline will not be considered.

Applications should be lodged via the online registration system on the NSWEC website www.votensw.info.

Electoral material distributed before election day is not required to be registered but must comply with electoral legislation.

For information visit www.votensw.info or call 1300 088 942.

Note: The NSW Electoral Commission is not managing the elections for all councils. For further information visit our website or call us.

For enquiries in languages other than English, call our interpreting service on 13 14 50. For hearing or speech impaired enquiries call us via the National Relay Service on 13 36 77.