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Local Government elections - new date

Local government elections will be held on 4 December 2021. If you received a brochure in your rates notice with the old date of 4 September, please disregard.

You must vote on 4 December 2021

Local Government elections will be held across NSW on 4 December 2021, including Cumberland Council. Voting is compulsory for all electors.

Check my enrolment

Check your voting enrolment details - visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website.

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 25 October 2021.

Key dates  
Monday, 25 October 2021 Close of electoral rolls (6pm)
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 Postal vote applications open
Wednesday, 3 November 2021 Close of candidate nominations (12pm)
Friday, 5 November 2021 Caretaker period commences
Monday, 22 November 2021 Pre-poll voting opens
Saturday, 4 December 2021 Election day (8am to 6pm)