Important information for those impacted by the 13 February storm and power outages.
Our online service platforms (ePathway and ePlanning) will be unavailable this weekend between Friday, 23rd February at 5:00PM to Monday, 26th February at 9:00AM due to maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
To become a candidate in a Council election or by-election, you must be enrolled on the voters’ roll for the election. As Council is divided into 9 wards and you can be a candidate for any of these.
The VEC provide information for candidates and parties on becoming a candidate in a council election or by-election. This covers:
To be a candidate for a local council election, you must:
The Election Manager appointed by the VEC will reject a nomination from a person who is not enrolled on the voters’ roll for the election.
You cannot be a candidate for any of the following reasons:
Further details are outlined in the Local Government Act 2020.
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