Council Elections

Saturday 9 September  2017

The NSW Electoral Commission will be holding elections for all merged NSW Councils on Saturday 9 September 2017.

As a result of these elections, 15 Councillors will be elected across the following five wards of the Georges River Council local government area - Blakehurst, Hurstville, Kogarah Bay, Mortdale and Peakhurst. Three Councillors will be elected per ward for a three-year term. The Mayor will be elected by Councillors for a period of two years.

You can now view the list of candidates for your area on the Electoral Commission website.

To vote in the upcoming Georges River Council elections you will need to know what ward you are located in. You can also find out what ward you are located in by visiting the Vote NSW website.

If you are unable to attend a polling place on Election Day, you may be eligible to vote early via Pre-poll or Postal Vote.  For more information on Early Voting please refer to the Vote NSW website.

Returning Officer's Details:

Gavin Tennant
Georges River Returning Officer's Office
Level 2, 2 Belgrave Street
Kogarah NSW 2217
Telephone: 9157 0610 or for General Enquiries: 1300 135 736

The following information is presented to inform all electors and potential candidates standing for election to Council of their responsbilities and requirements.

Location of Polling Booths

Council has listed all pre-poll and polling booth locations as confirmated by the NSW Electoral Commission.


Information for Residents
Candidate information

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