Interested in running for Council in East Fremantle?

Published on Wednesday, 2 August 2023 at 9:58:59 AM

The Town of East Fremantle Local Government Elections will be held on 21 October 2023 as a postal vote.

WALGA, together with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) and the WA Electoral Commission, will be hosting an Election Candidate Information Briefing webinar on Monday, 14 August 2023 commencing at 6pm. 

The following presenters will cover a range of topics, with the aim of preparing successful election candidates for life as an Elected Member.

Presenters and topics:

  • Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Michael – the Importance of Local Government in Western Australia.
  • WA Local Government Association President Karen Chappel – why being a Councillor is important in our communities.
  • Robert Kennedy, WA Electoral Commissioner, together with Phil Richards, Manager Election Events - on the process and key dates on running to become a Local Government Councillor in 2023.
  • WALGA Representatives, the purpose of Local Government, the role of an Elected Member and Conflicts of Interest.
  • Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries - The role of DLGSC as the regulator of the Local Government Act and Regulations, and key compliance provisions for Elected Members and candidates, including Code of Conduct requirements.

Register for the webinar via the below link:

Election Candidate Information Briefing Webinar - 14 August 2023 at 6pm

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