Local Government Election: Call for nominations

If you would like 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 October 19, 2019 and nominations open for one week on Thursday, September 5. 

Dardanup Shire Council will have 4 vacancies open.

Nominations must be lodged by the closing date with Returning Officer Caroline Cousins.

Instructions on completing a Nomination Form and Returning Officer contact details are listed in this Public Notice.

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.

You can access the online training here.

An Information Session for prospective candidates is also being held on September 2, 2019.

Or feel free to contact the Shire of Dardanup Chief Executive Officer on 9724 0000.