Local Government Elections

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The NSW Electoral commission will be holding elections on Saturday, 4 September 2021 for the election of Murray River councillors.

Voting is compulsory.

We’ll keep this page updated with information regarding pre-polling and voting locations, when available.


Interested in becoming a councillor?

If you are passionate about what happens in your local community, becoming a councillor is an opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.

Registrations for the elections are now open, with the nomination period open between 26 July and 4 August.

We've given a quick overview of the difference between registering and nominating to be a candidate in the FAQ tab to the right. For more detailed information on the process, visit the NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) website at www.elections.nsw.gov.au.

Candidate Briefing Workshops

We will also be hosting free briefing workshops for potential Council candidates, focusing on the experience of a Councillor.

To find out more, and to register for one of the sessions head to the ‘candidate workshops’ tab below.

The NSW Electoral commission will be holding elections on Saturday, 4 September 2021 for the election of Murray River councillors.

Voting is compulsory.

We’ll keep this page updated with information regarding pre-polling and voting locations, when available.


Interested in becoming a councillor?

If you are passionate about what happens in your local community, becoming a councillor is an opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.

Registrations for the elections are now open, with the nomination period open between 26 July and 4 August.

We've given a quick overview of the difference between registering and nominating to be a candidate in the FAQ tab to the right. For more detailed information on the process, visit the NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) website at www.elections.nsw.gov.au.

Candidate Briefing Workshops

We will also be hosting free briefing workshops for potential Council candidates, focusing on the experience of a Councillor.

To find out more, and to register for one of the sessions head to the ‘candidate workshops’ tab below.

  • We will be hosting free briefing workshops for potential Council candidates, focusing on the experience of a Councillor.

    The aim of the sessions is for people to get a better understanding of what is required of a Councillor.

    There is an online option and an in-person option. You only need to attend one.

     Online SessionWednesday 19 May,
    6.30pm.
    Online webcast.
     In Person WorkshopSaturday 22 May,
    9:30am – 12pm.
    Moama Recreation Reserve.


    To register, please complete the form below. We will then be in touch with you via email to confirm your attendance.

    If you would prefer to speak to someone please contact our Executive Assistant, Lindy on 1300 087 004.

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