Local Government Elections
Local government elections will be held on Saturday 21 October 2017. As with previous elections, Shire of Mundaring will conduct a postal vote election.
Please ensure that you post your ballot paper at the latest on Wednesday 18 October 2017 by 4.00 pm, so that it arrives at the WA Electoral Commission before Saturday. After Wednedsay, and up to Saturday 6.00 pm, you can drop your ballot into the ballot box on the counter at Shire of Mundaring reception.
There are six vacant positions: one in Central Ward, one in East Ward, two in South Ward and two in West Ward.
Please see the Mundaring Election Notice here.
Candidates' profiles can be viewed on the Electoral Commission website here.
In Order of Draw:
The Department of Local Government has issued the following helpful fact sheets:
Fact sheet 01 - An introduction to local government.docx
Fact sheet 02 - The role of a council member.docx
Fact sheet 03 - Council members responsibilities and rights.docx
Fact sheet 04 - Nominating to be a council member.docx
Fact sheet 05 - Rights and obligations in campaigning.docx
Fact sheet 06 - Running an election campaign.docx
Fact sheet 07 - Conduct of local government elections.docx
Fact sheet 08 - What happens when you become a council member.docx
In addition, Shire of Mundaring has outlined information specific to its Council such as allowances, committees of Council and more, here.