Local Government Elections - Call for Nominations

Published on Thursday, 26 August 2021 at 10:00:00 AM

2021 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTIONS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

Nominations are called for the Local Government Elections being held Saturday, 16 October 2021 at the Shire of Morawa to fill four (4) Councillor vacancies for a four year term.

 Nominations Open on Thursday, 02 September 2021

Nominations Close at 4.00pm on Thursday, 09 September 2021

 Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the Shire of Morawa Administration Centre, 26 Winfield Street Morawa WA 6623 or from the Shire Website (www.morawa.wa.gov.au/elections)
  • a single A4 profile containing not more than 800 characters (including spaces) of biographical information about the proposed candidate and statements of the candidates policies or beliefs;
  • a nomination deposit of $80 (cash or a postal order, or a bank cheque);
  • a recent passport size photo of the candidate’s head, or head and shoulders (optional).
  • every candidate must have completed the online course Induction for prospective candidates, available at dlgsc.wa.gov.au prior to nominating.

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered or posted to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates in the election can be obtained by contacting the Returning Officer at the Shire of Morawa.

 

 

Scott Wildgoose

Returning Officer

26 August 2021


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