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Nominations for local board members

Ratepayers in any Local Land Services region are eligible to nominate a candidate, including themselves, for election in that region.

Anyone 18 years of age or older can be nominated for elections provided their normal place of residence is within the region.

Nominations for candidates are now open and close 12 pm 27 March 2017.

Nomination forms, a candidate information package and detailed candidate guide are available to download or can be mailed by phoning 1800 224 420.

Australian Election Company is the first point of contact for enquiries relating to the election process, including candidate information. They can be contacted by:

How to nominate

In May, enrolled ratepayers will vote for three local board members or four in the Western region to join their local board.

Step 1: Read through the Local board member candidate information package and the detailed Australian Election Company Candidate Guide, which includes further information about the election process, making sure you understand the role and responsibilities and legislative requirements of being a local board member, and how the election will be run.

Step 2: We recommend visiting the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet website and taking advantage of a wide range of resources available on the role and responsibilities of being a local board member.

Step 3: Complete a nomination form and candidate information sheet.

Step 4: Nomination forms and candidate information sheets should be scanned, emailed, faxed or posted to:

Australian Election Company
PO Box 3056
Caboolture QLD 4510.

Email: or

Faxed: (07) 5428 1355

The closing date for nominations is 12 pm Monday 27 March 2017.