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November 2018 Council Elections

LG Elections

Enrolments for Council Voters Roll - Closing soon

If you are already on the State Electoral roll to vote in state elections in this Council area you will automatically be on the voters roll for Council elections and will receive voting papers by mail. However if you have recently moved house or changed your name, please complete a new State Electoral enrolment form, available at your local post office or on the Electoral Commission of SA website: www.ecsa.sa.gov.au

If you are a landlord, business lessee or resident non-Australian citizen, you will no longer be automatically included on the Council roll. If you wish to vote in Council elections you are now required to enrol by completing an enrolment form as per Section 14 of the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999.

Enrolment forms can be lodged at any time after the 1 January in the election year and Council will advise applicants once processed. Enrolement forms should be lodged with Council by 10 August 2018.

Categories of Council electors not on the State Electoral Roll are:

Resident not on the State Electoral roll or a Sole Owner or Sole Occupier
(where owner or occupier is a natural person)
Enrolment Form

Business or Organisation
Sole Owner or Occupier
(Body Corporate)
A designated person is required to vote on behalf of the body corporate
Enrolment Form

Group of Owners or Occupiers
(property owned or occupied by more than one person and/or business/organisation)
A designated person is required to vote on behalf of the Group
Enrolment Form

Pursuant to Section 16(10) of the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 a person may only vote in one capacity at an election, poll or ballot. 

Candidate Information Sessions

Council will be holding potential candidate information sessions in Quorn and Hawker.

The Quorn Information Session will be held on Tuesday 14 August 2018 at 5:00pm in the Quorn Council Chambers.

The Hawker Information Session will be held on Tuesday 11 September 2018 at 5:30pm in the Hawker Hospital Community Room.

The LGA, in conjuction with Electoral Commission of SA, are also running candidate information sessions at various locations throughout the state: http://training.lga.sa.gov.au/index.cfm/course/?id=12386&type=w

Information on who can be an Elected Member and the duties and expectations of an Elected Member can be found on the LGA Website here: https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=7324

Potential Elected Members are requested to email Council at ceo@frc.sa.gov.au if you wish to attend either information session.

Draft Timetable

Close of Voters Roll

Nominations Open

Nominations Close

Voting Material Mail Out

Vote Closes

10 August 2018

4 September 2018

18 September 2018

22-26 October 2018

9 November 2018

Contact Us

1 Seventh Street, Quorn SA 5433

PO Box 43, Quorn SA 5433

Phone: 08 8620 0500

Emergency A/H Contact: 0428 486 031

Email: council@frc.sa.gov.au

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays & Christmas Week