You can find further information about how to become an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander councillor on the websites below.
- Thinking of becoming a councillor publication
- Local Government NSW
- Office of Local Government
- NSW Electoral Commission
- Councils holding elections in September 2017
- The registration process and election campaign finances
A NSWEC Call Centre has been established specifically for candidate who have questions in relation to their candidature or the election process. The Centre operates weekdays from 0900 to 1700 and during the weekend of the election. The number is 1300 088 942.
If you have a question or would like to speak to someone in person about standing for council, you can contact a mentor at Local Government NSW by ringing 02 9242 4000 or email.