Thinking of nominating as a candidate for your local Council?
If you are considering nominating you should read this notice. As a candidate you have certain obligations and responsibilities under law. Check the website www.votensw.info and efa.nsw.gov.au for further details.
How to nominate for election as a Councillor.
To nominate as a Councillor, you must lodge a nomination form and $125 nomination deposit by 12 noon Wednesday, 8th August 2012.
Where do I get a nomination form?
Nomination forms and other important nomination and electoral information are available from the Returning Officer or from the New South Wales Electoral Commission website: www.votensw.info
Candidate Information sheets: Every candidate is required to lodge a candidate information sheet with their nomination.
Grouping of candidates and group voting squares: Two or more candidates may form a group. A group may, in certain circumstances, request a group voting square on the ballot paper.
A request to form a group and have a group voting square on the ballot paper must be lodged with the Returning Officer by 12 noon Wednesday, 8th August 2012. See www.votensw.info for the publication ‘Handbook – Parties, Groups, Candidates and Scrutineers at Local Government elections’ for more details.
Where and when to nominate
Your nomination form and deposit must be lodged with the Returning Officer at Broken Hill Region Returning Office, 37-39 Oxide Street, Broken Hill NSW 2880 or at the Central Darling Shire Council Office, 21 Reid Street, Wilcannia NSW 2836, during business hours from Monday, 30th July 2012 to 12 noon Wednesday, 8th August 2012.
Returning Officer details
Broken Hill Region Returning Office,
37-39 Oxide Street, Broken Hill NSW 2880
Information: www.votensw.info or 1300 135 736
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