Considering being a Councillor?

Anyone considering running in the 2021 Local Government Elections for Walcha Council can find out more information on the NSW Electoral Commission website Page - Six Steps to being a Candidate.  This link also has a number of online information sessions that you can view after the event and register for upcoming sessions.

NOMINATONS START8:30AM MONDAY 25 October 2021.
NOMINATIONS CLOSE:  12 NOON Wednesday 03 November 2021

Nominations can be lodged online from the Start date.  The NSWEC is encouraging everyone to Nominate online.  However, you will be able to lodge your Nomination here at Council  or at the Returning Officer in Tamworth within the Nomination lodgement date range stated above.  For ALL Enquiries there is a Candidate Helpdesk:  1300 022 011  

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the General Manager at Walcha Council on 6774 2500.  If you would like more information please visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.

Guide for candidates - Office of Local Government

The Information for Candidates page on the Office of Local Government website also provide comprehensive information about becoming and being a Councillor, including eligibility and the nomination process.