The next Local Government Election will be held on 14 September 2024.
Information about the election and key dates can be found on the NSW Electoral Commission website
You can also check your enrolment details for the residential roll to ensure they are up to date. The residential roll is a list of people who live within the Council area and are eligible to vote in the election.
The non-residential rolls provide people who are non-resident owners, occupiers and rate-paying lessees of rateable land within the Council area an opportunity to have a say in who is elected to Council.
Further information regarding non-residential rolls can be found here
Links to the two non-residential application forms can be found below:
For individual owners, occupiers and ratepaying lessees
- Non-residential roll – Individual application form (PDF)
- Non-residential roll – Individual application form (WORD)
For nomination of an elector by joint/several, corporate or trustee owners, occupiers or ratepaying lessees
- Non-residential roll – Nominee application form (PDF)
- Non-residential roll –Nominee application form (WORD)
Submitting the forms
As outlined on the forms, completed forms are to be received by 6pm on 5 August 2024, either via
- By post: PO Box 42 Merrylands NSW 2160
- In person: 16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands NSW 2160 during business hours
- By email: Council@cumberland.nsw.gov.au
Information for Candidates
If you are passionate about what happens in the Cumberland local government area, becoming a councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.
Please see below links for useful information and keep your eye out for further updates on Council's website.
- Being a Councillor – what you need to know
- Councillor Handbook
- Councillor Induction and Professional Development
Council Wards Map
You will need to vote at a location within the ward you reside in. To find out which ward you live in, please search the below ward map.