Interested in Becoming a Councillor?

Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2019 at 10:23:33 AM


If you are thinking about nominating as a Candidate for the 2019 Shire of Gingin Local Government Elections then register your interest for one of the following Candidate Information Sessions:

  • GINGIN – Monday, 26 August 2019 at the Shire Administration Centre, 7 Brockman Street, Gingin, commencing at 6:00 pm; or
  • LANCELIN – Tuesday, 27 August 2019 at the Shire Office, Vins Way, Lancelin, commencing at 6:00 pm. 

Sessions will be attended by the WA Electoral Commission appointed Returning Officer and the Shire’s CEO as well as some of the Councillors elected in 2017. You will get advice on the electoral process and information on some of the issues currently being dealt with by Council as well as a practical insight into what to expect from a Councillor’s point of view if you are elected.

The sessions will only be held if sufficient interest is shown so please contact the Shire’s Governance Officer, Lee-Anne Burt, on (08) 9575 5130 or email before 16 August 2019 to register your interest.



Ever thought about nominating to become a Councillor but you aren't sure if the role is for you? Then be sure to register for this free webinar to have all your questions answered.

The webinar, run by the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA), focuses on the following key areas:

  • Parliament’s role in creating legislation for Local Government;
  • How to read the Local Government Act 1995 and Regulations;
  • Who does what at a Local Government;
  • A Councillor’s personal responsibilities; and
  • Consequences of improper conduct.

As with all WALGA webinars you will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A Session at the end of the presentation. This webinar will be recorded and made available to the public within a few days of the event.

Date: Thursday, 15 August 
Time: 5:00pm – 6.00pm (including presentation and Q&A session)

Be quick to register as places will fill fast. Go to

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Shire of Gingin Offices


7 Brockman Street
Gingin WA 6503

T: (08) 9575 5100

F: (08) 9575 2121



255 Vins Way
Lancelin WA 6044

T: (08) 9575 5155

F: (08) 9575 2121


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