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Nominate for the Council Elections 2018

Nominating as a candidate in a council election


Nominations for council elections open Tuesday 4 September and close 12noon Tuesday 18 September 2018. 


If you are eligible to vote in your local council elections, you may also be eligible to stand for a position on council.

Becoming a councillor presents the opportunity to influence local directions and create long term, positive outcomes within your community and for fellow residents.  

Nominations for the 2018 local government elections open Tuesday 4 September 2018 and close Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 12 noon.  During this time, you must complete and lodge a nomination form which is available from Council and other advertised locations.


You will also be asked to lodge a 150-word candidate profile and a ‘head shoulders’ photograph which will be published on a candidates’ website.


Potential candidates must review the information on nominating, candidate information and campaigning on the Local Government Association's website available by clicking here.




If you’re considering nominating in the 2018 council elections come along to a free candidate briefing session on Monday 27 August at 6.00pm at the Council Chamber, DeGaris Place, Naracoorte. At the session you will find out more about the role and responsibilities of council members. To ensure we have sufficient chairs and space please use the form below to register your attendance.

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