2024 NSW Local Government elections

1. Save the Date 2024 Local Government elections


2. NSW Electoral Commission Information

Voting is compulsory in Australia, and this includes the NSW Local Government elections to be held on Saturday, 14 September this year.


View the NSW Electoral Commission's  frequently asked questions page, covering general information, enrolment, voting options, and assistance for voters at the following link: http://spr.ly/6180j8pOa


3. Office of Local Government Information

The Local Government elections will be held on 14 September 2024. The Office of Local Government (OLG) has launched a dedicated webpage to provide information and resources for candidates, councils, and councillors in the lead up to the elections and following the elections. New information and resources will be progressively published on the website over the coming months.

Please click on the link below to access the dedicated webpage.

Local Government Elections - Office of Local Government NSW


4. Candidate Briefing Session

A Candidate Briefing Session, facilitated by Local Government NSW, will be held at the Goulburn Mulwaree Council Chambers on Tuesday 9 July from 5.30pm to 9pm.

The purpose of this is to provide information to people considering being a candidate in the upcoming Local Government Elections. The session will provide information on roles and responsibilities of elected members.

This is a ticketed event and places are limited, to purchase your FREE ticket click here.

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5. Non-Residential Enrolment

When you enrol to vote, you will automatically be included on the residential role for that LGA, and you must vote in the local government elections for that area.

However, if you or your company:

  • owns rateable land in a different LGA
  • occupies or is a rate-paying lessee (a lease holder) of rateable land in a different LGA

You may be eligible to vote on the non-residential role for that area as well.

For further information, please refer to the Fact Sheet Non-Residential Rolls below:

Fact Sheet Non-Residential Rolls Information for Councils(PDF, 48KB)

To apply for inclusion on the non-residential roll, complete one of the following forms:

Non-Residential Roll Individual Application Form 2024(PDF, 156KB)

Non-Residential Roll Nominee Application Form 2024(PDF, 164KB)