Call for nominations

In person local government elections

Nominations closed 4:00pm Thursday 7 September 2023

Nominations are called for the following Local Government Elections, to be held on Saturday 21 October 2023 to fill vacancies on the councils listed below.

Nomination time and place

  • Nominations for all vacancies open on Thursday 31 August 2023.
  • Nominations close at 4.00pm on Thursday 7 September 2023.

Nominations must be lodged with the returning officer at any time during the above period at the offices of the relevant local government.

Nomination requirements

Candidates are required to lodge with the returning officer:

  • A completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the local government offices listed below.
  • A single A4 page profile of not more than 1000 characters, containing biographical information about the proposed candidate and statements of the candidate’s policies or beliefs.
  • A nomination deposit of $100 (cash, cheque, bank draft or postal order, or other means subject to returning officer approval).
  • A recent passport-sized photograph (optional).
  • Candidates may also provide a written statement in English, of up to 2000 characters (including spaces) with their nomination paper (optional).

To nominate, every individual must complete the mandatory induction for prospective candidates course, available via the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website.

Induction for prospective candidates

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered, posted, faxed, or sent by electronic means to the relevant returning officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates in the elections listed below can be obtained by contacting your local government office.

Where there are multiple vacancies of varying terms, the candidates' terms of office will be determined by the election.

Local governments conducting in person elections

Rockingham, City of

Mar 19, 2019, 12:47 PM
Title : Rockingham, City of
Email :
Telephone : 61 8 9528 0333
Fax : 61 8 9592 1705
Postal address : Civic Boulevard ROCKINGHAM WA 6168
Formal name : City of Rockingham
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Select a class level : 1
Previous local government : No
Regional council : No
Display on web : No
Election vote in person : No
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Address :
Civic Boulevard Rockingham, City of Rockingham, Australia
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Page reviewed 08 September 2023