You must vote on 4 September 2021
Local Government elections will be held across NSW on 4 September 2021, including Cumberland Council. Voting is compulsory for all electors.
Cumberland Council will elect 15 Councillors to represent the community across the 5 wards. Councillors are elected for a term of 3 years as the Election in 2020 was postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Mayor will be elected by Council, for a term of 2 years. The Deputy Mayor is elected by Council for a period which is either the same as the Mayoral term, or less as determined by Council.
The five wards of Cumberland Council are outlined below:
- Granville Ward
- South Granville Ward
- Greystanes Ward
- Wentworthville Ward
- Regents Park Ward
Key information and dates:
Non-Residential Roll: Non-Resident Owners, Occupiers and Rate paying lessees can apply to be placed on the non-residential roll to be eligible to vote in the election. Applications to be on the non-residential roll close on 2 August 2021.
- Download the Non-Residential Rolls Fact Sheet (PDF, 67KB)
- Download a Non-Residential Roll Individual Application (PDF, 162KB)
- Download a Non-Residential Roll Nominee Application (PDF, 202KB)
Nominations for candidates: commence on 26 July 2021 and close at 12 noon on 4 August 2021.
Postal voting: applications commence on 26 July 2021 and close at 5pm on 30 August 2021.
Pre-poll voting: commences on 23 August 2021 and closes 3 September 2021. Further details on pre-polling and polling locations will be released in future.
For further information on the election, please see below resources:
- NSW Electoral Commission Local Government Election Website
- Information for Voters
- Information for Candidates and Groups
- Working at Elections
- Thinking of becoming a Councillor? See Office of Local Government guides
Cumberland City Council Wards Map
Please type in a property address to undertake a search of Council's Interactive Ward Map
Click the individual map below to view.