Election 2021

2021 LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS POSTPONED TO SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER

The NSW Government has postponed the September Local Government Elections for a period of three months to 4 December 2021.

Local Government elections in New South Wales are usually held every four years. However, the elections planned for 2020 were postponed for 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

For more information about these elections, please visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.


Office of Local Government Resources

The Office of Local Government has a number of guides for those thinking of becoming Councillors. Follow the links for further information.

Become a Councillor

Information for Candidates

Promoting Diversity in Local Government

Women in Local Government