Information for candidates

For information about the process of becoming a candidate, please visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.

Council obligations following the Election

Candidates must be available for the following compulsory training days.

  • 24 December 2021: Councillor induction
  • 24 January 2022: Councillor orientation – Day 1
  • 25 January 2022: Councillor orientation – Day 2
  • 2 February 2022: Councillor professional development day
  • 3 February 2022: Councillor professional development day
  • 4 February 2022: Photo day
  • 16 February 2022: Councillor professional development day
  • 17 February 2022: Councillor professional development day

In addition to the dates above, candidates will also be required to attend Council Meetings/Councillor Briefings.

General election enquiries

For general enquiries concerning enrolment, voting options, and polling place locations, please call the NSW Electoral Commission: