Stand for Council


If you want to make a difference in your community and have a say in local decision-making, stand for election as a local government Councillor. 

The next Local Government Election is on 16 October, 2021. 

Nominations will open for one week from September 2-9.

Dardanup Shire Council will have 5 vacancies open.

There are many reasons why people stand for council. The sense of satisfaction from serving the community, increased knowledge about the operation of government, improved confidence in public speaking and the chance to play an important role in the changes occurring within your community.

Elections are held in October ever two years, with members elected for a 4 year term.

Information about becoming a Councillor is available of the Department for Local Government website. Click Here

If you would like to become a Candidate in the upcoming Local Government Election, you will need to complete mandatory online training prior to nominating.

For more information feel free to contact the Shire of Dardanup Chief Executive Officer on 9724 0000.