The next election for the Council of Shellharbour City Council will be held on Saturday, 4 December 2021.

Council had adopted a four-ward system for the City. The City will be made up of four areas representing approximately equal numbers of electors. This ward system will come into effect at the the upcoming local government election.

Am I eligible to vote?

If you are a resident of the Shellharbour City Local Government Area, you can check if your enrolment details are up to date with the Australian Electoral Commission.

Council does not hold electoral information for local residents.

How do I enrol to vote or update my details?

If you are eligible to vote you must enrol to vote or you may be fined if you do not enrol or vote in elections.

Register to vote and keep your details up to date online at NSW Electoral Commission.

When do I vote?

The next election for the Council of Shellharbour City Council will be held on Saturday 4 December 2021. 

Visit the NSW Electoral Commission website to find out your voting options.

Where can I vote?

Locations of where you can vote will be advised closer to Election day.

Key dates for residents

Key dates for residents are available at the following NSW Electoral Commission webpage.

What ward am I part of?

Council had adopted a four-ward system for the City. In this way, the City will be made up of four areas representing approximately equal numbers of electors.  This ward system will come into effect at the 2021 local government elections.

There are 4 wards in Shellharbour City - Wards A, B, C and D. Council does not hold resident enrolment information. To find out which ward you are part of, please search your enrolment details with the Australian Electoral Commission here.

You can download a copy of the Shellharbour LGA Ward here.

You can also see ward boundaries on our mapping service.

Can I vote if I am not a resident of Shellharbour City?

Council is required to prepare two non-residential rolls for the Local Government Election on 4 December 2021. These are the roll of non-resident owners of rateable land and the roll of occupiers and rate paying lessees. These two rolls combined with the residential roll of electors (prepared by the Australian Electoral Commission) will show the eligible voters for the election in the Shellharbour City Council area on 4 December 2021.

You can find further details on what the non-residential rolls are, who is eligible to be on a non-residential roll and the application forms required to be completed and sent to Council here.

Completed forms must be received by the Chief Executive Officer of Shellharbour City Council by 6:00pm (EST) Monday 26 July 2021.

 

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Last updated : Sat 24 Jul 2021