Local Government Elections 2023

Council operates under a 4 x 2 Electoral Cycle which simply means Councillors are elected for 4 year terms and elections are held every two years - where half the Council will be up for election. 

Local Government bi-annual elections will take place Saturday 21 October 2023. At each Election, several council positions are vacated with a call for candidates. There are to be four vacancies declared this year with nominations now closed.

To speak with a current councilor about this important role, browse Council / Elected Members to get contact details or call the shire office on 9861 1777.

IMPORTANT: Prior to nominating, intending candidates must complete an online induction which explains the role of a councilor and the kinds of decisions made. To complete this 30 - minute session, visit the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries



Declaration of Election