How to Become a Councillor

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Candidate Information Pack - Brewarrina Shire Council
Candidate Information Pack - Mr. Graeme Fleming
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Candidate nominations for local elections

Generally, the nomination process for a local government election is as follows:

Step 1: Familiarise yourself with the election processes and your legal obligations

Step 2: Register as a candidate

Step 3: Manage your campaign finances throughout the entire election period

Step 4: Nominate as a candidate

Step 5: Register electoral material (how to votes) to distribute on Election Day

Step 6: Disclose political donations and electoral expenditure to the NSW Electoral Commission

Please refer to each Local election for specific details.

Inside Local Government Article - Changes to Encourage More Women to Run For Council 

Non-Residential Roll Applications

The Non-Residential Rolls provide people who are non-resident owners, occupiers and rate-paying lessees of rateable land within the Brewarrina Shire Council area an opportunity to have a say in who is elected in Council. If this is you, please use the Form for Individual Owners, Occupiers and Ratepaying Lessees or the Form for Nomination of an Elector by Joint/Several, Corporate or Trustee Owners, Occupiers or Ratepaying Lessees to apply to be on a non-residential roll. The General Manager of Brewarrina Shire Council will advise you if your enrolment is accepted.