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Nominations for first Georges River Council local government election open Monday 31 July


Candidate nominations for the upcoming Georges River Council local government elections will open on Monday 31 July 2017.

Administrator of Georges River Council, John Rayner, said people are eligible to run in the election on Saturday 9 September if they are entitled to be enrolled as an elector in Georges River.

“If you are planning to be a candidate for the new Georges River Council, I strongly encourage you to review the requirements for candidates about being a Councillor via the Vote NSW website at,” he said.

“Here you will also find six key steps candidates should be aware of for local government elections, including properly managing your campaign expenses, registering election materials for distribution, and disclosing political donations.”

“Nominations for candidates will close on Wednesday 9 August,” he added.

For more information about the upcoming Council Elections please visit or

Alternatively, you can call Vote NSW on 1300 135 736.

Key dates for the local government elections:

  • Electoral role for voters closes: Monday 31 July
  • Nominations for prospective candidates opens: Monday 31 July
  • Nominations for candidates closes: Wednesday 9 August
  • Pre-poll voting opens: Monday 28 August
  • Election day: Saturday 9 September
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