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Councils are part of the democratic framework of Australia and the community gets the chance to elect its Council Members every four years. The next Council elections will happen in November 2018.

Council elections provide an opportunity to vote for candidates who will represent your community. You can also nominate to stand for election as a Council Member.

Unlike State and Federal elections it is not compulsory to vote in South Australian council elections and all voting is done by post. Enrolled voters receive a voting package through the mail and return their votes in a reply paid envelop.

The rules for the elections are set out in the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 an act of the South Australian Parliament.

 

If you have any questions about enrolling, nominating or voting in the Council elections please contact Karen Wetherall, Governance Officer;  email: council@loxtonwaikerie.sa.gov.au  or telephone: 8584 8000.

Enrol to vote 

Key dates

How the elections work

Candidate Briefing

Local Government Association of SA – 2018 Council Elections

Election Signs - General Approval Guidelines 

2018 Council Elections Electoral Commission Information

ECSA 2018 Council Election Publications – nomination forms, candidate handbook, profile and statements and scrutineers brochure

Enrol now to vote! view the YouTube video here

 

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