2024 Local Government Election

2024 Quadrennial Local Government Election: Saturday, 16th March 2024

So you want to be a Councillor? Below are a range of resources to assist you throughout the 2024 Local Government Election.

So You Want To Be A Councillor

So You Want To Be A Councillor FAQs

Online Training

If you would like to run for Mayor or Councillor at the 2024 Quadrennial Election, you must complete the So You Want To Be A Councillor Course within six months of the nomination period commencing, regardless of whether you are a sitting mayor or councillor, or whether you have never been elected before.

Candidates must declare successful completion of the training on the official nomination form. It is recommended that candidates keep a copy of the mandatory training certificate, which is received upon completion. 

Returning Office

Etheridge Shire is a full postal Council, therefore all persons residing in the shire as per the electoral role will receive ther ballot papers via mail. Should you have any questions regarding nominations, candidates or voting for the 2024 Local government Election please contact our returning office: 

Address: Shire Hall, 43 St George Street, Georgetown QLD 4871

Phone Number: 0455 300 520