Local Government Elections

2021 Local Government Elections:

Walcha Council has engaged the NSW Electoral Commission to conduct this years elections, which have now been postponed until 04 December 2021, of eight Councillors across four Wards to represent Walcha Local Government Area community.

On the NSW Electoral Commission website they have a special page just for the 2021 Local Government Elections which gives you information on the timetable for closing dates for Electoral Rolls, Candidate information regarding Nominations, Postal and pre-poll voting AND you can even verify your enrolment.  

In Walcha, the Mayor is elected by the Councillors at the first Council meeting following their election.  The Mayor is elected every second year by the Councillors in September.  The Mayor was last elected in 2020 for 12 months only - until the next election in December 2021.

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Councillor Candidate Information

Current Elected Members:

Walcha is divided into four wards where Councillors are elected from each ward by electors enrolled in that ward. Our Councillors from the 2016 election by Wards are:

Ward A:

Clr Peter Blomfield and Clr Rachael Wellings

Ward B:

Clr Eric Noakes - Mayor and Clr Clint Lyon 

Ward C:

Clr Jennifer Kealey - Deputy Mayor and Clr Scott Kermode

Ward D:

Clr Bill Heazlett - and Clr Kevin Ferrier


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Councillor Candidate Information

Anyone considering running in the 2021 Local Government Elections for Walcha Council can find out more information on the NSW Electoral Commission website Page -

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Register to Vote

Are you enrolled to vote at the LG Elections? It is compulsory to vote in the election if you are eligible to do so. Information about how to enrol can be found here

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