Council Elections 2024

The next local government election will be on 14 September 2024.

Information about the election and key dates can be found on the NSW Electoral Commission website.

Useful information (Including information for prospective candidates) can also be found on the Office of Local Government's elections website.

Residential Rolls

The residential roll is the list of people who live in the council area and are eligible to vote in election.

You can find your electorate and check your enrolment details with the NSW Electoral Commission.

Non-residential Rolls

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.

You can find out more about non-residential rolls here.

Submitting the forms

As outlined in the forms, completed forms must be received by 6:00pm, 5 August 2024:

  • By Post: PO Box 20, Lane Cove, NSW 1595
  • By Hand: 48 Longueville Road, Lane Cove, NSW, 2066
  • By Email: service@lanecove.nsw.gov.au

Information for Candidates

Upcoming Events

Lane Cove has partnered with Hunters Hill Council to hold briefing sessions for prospective candidates to gain a better understanding of the role of Councillor, ahead of the elections.

Become a Councillor: Briefing Session

Thursday 20 June: 5.30pm – 9pm; or

Friday 21 June: 10am - 1.30pm

Both sessions will be held at Hunters Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill.

Find out more and book your place

ALGWA Getting Women Elected Forum

Saturday 29 June: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

This session will be held at the Terrace Function Room, LG Level, Lane Cove Community Hub

Find out more and book your place

Electoral Commission online sessions

The NSW Electoral Commission is also hosting a series of webinars for candidates and other political participants in the lead-up to the 2024 NSW Local Government elections.

Some of the upcoming sessions include:

Candidate Information – Tuesday 21 May, 11:00am

Register for the online session

Nominations – Thursday 27 June, 11:00am

Register for the online session

Electoral material, compliance and voting – Tuesday 6 August, 11:00am

Register for the online session

Additional sessions will be held on election funding, disclosures and compliance, third-party campaigners among other topics.

To view all the available sessions and find out more about becoming a candidate for the 2024 Local Government elections, visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.

General Information

Nominations open at 8:00am on 5 August 2024 and close 12:00pm on 14 August 2024.

Information on how to nominate and register as a candidate is available on the NSW Electoral Commission's website. The NSWEC provides support and assistance to candidates to help them understand their legal obligations regarding political donations and electoral expenditure.

The Office of Local Government has launched an online "Being a councillor: Information and Guide"

The interactive resource provides candidates with an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of councils and councillors. It is designed to equip candidates with an understanding of what their role and responsibilities will be if they are elected.

The tool is available on the Office of Local Government's website.