2018 Council Elections

Released on 21 June 2018

Councils are part of the democratic framework of Australia and the community gets the chance to elect its Council Members every four years.  The next Council Elections will happen in November 2018.

Participating in your local council election is one of the most direct ways that you can make a difference to everyday life in your community.

To find out more, visit the Elections and Enrolment page of this website.

Key Dates

2018 Councils Elections Timetable
Roll Close Friday 10 August 2018 at 5pm
Nominations Open Tuesday 4 September 2018
Nominations Close Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 12 noon
Mail out of voting materials Monday 22 - Friday 26 October 2018
Close of voting Friday 9 November 2018 at 5pm