Tuesday, 1 December 2015


Elections Bulletins

Elections Timetable (Ordinary)


Stand for Council

Elections FAQs

2015 Elections Publications

Elections Forms

Contacts and Useful Links
2015 Elections Publications

The department provides a number of publications regarding local government elections:

Election timetables
View the elections timetable for Saturday, 17 October 2015.
A spreadsheet template to produce an elections timetable for extraordinary and other elections.
Promotional materials
A brochure on the role of councillors, who can nominate and getting started on a campaign
An overview on the importance of Aboriginal people becoming councillors, who can nominate and getting started on a campaign.
A slideshow presentation for conducting candidate information sessions and promoting participation in the electoral process.
Printable flyers for distribution in your local government area.
Fact sheets
Introductory information on the framework of local government in Western Australia.
An overview of a council member’s strategic role in promoting good governance.
An overview of a council member’s legislative functions and obligations.
Information on the process of nominating for council.
An overview of legislation relevant to election campaigns.
Hints and tips for running an election campaign.
An overview of provisions in the Local Government Act 1995 for the conduct of elections.
Hints and tips on where to start when elected as a council member.
Support materials
A guide for returning officers which includes election forms.

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