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Prospective councillors encouraged to attend Info Seminar

29 June, 2016Posted in: Community, Events
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Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Local Government New South Wales will be conducting Candidate Information Seminars on Thursday 21 July for people interested in nominating as a candidate in the 2016 Local Government Election.

Two three hour seminars will be held in Council’s Civic Centre Theatrette located on Elizabeth Street, Moss Vale.

An afternoon session will commence at 1.30pm, followed by an evening session at 5.30pm.

Topics to be explored include:

  • the election timetable, candidate and group nominations, election advertising and how-to-vote material, voting and formality, scrutineering and vote counting;
  • registration, appointment of official agents, campaign accounts, political donations, campaign expenditure and disclosure obligations; and
  • the role and responsibilities of a Local Government Councillor and the support available when elected.

Although not compulsory, prospective Councillors are encouraged to attend.

RSVPs are essential.

Contact Council’s Corporate and Community Administration Officer on phone 02 4868 0789 or email Belinda.Serone@wsc.nsw.gov.au by Friday, 15 July 2016.

For more information visit www.office.elections.nsw.gov.au.

New South Wales Local Government elections will be held on Saturday 10 September 2016.