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Nomination period now open

Nomination period now open
30 August 2018

The candidate nomination period for positions on Council as part of the 2018 Local Government Elections is now open.

Nominations are open to most community members and ratepayers over the age of 18 who are enrolled on the City of Mount Gambier Voters Roll.

City of Mount Gambier CEO Mark McShane said becoming a Councillor is an opportunity to influence local directions and create long term positive outcomes for the community.

“Councillors serve the community by listening to residents and local businesses and representing their views on Council,” Mr McShane said.

There are no special qualifications or experience required to be on Council, but you should be passionate about your local community, willing to work as part of a team and keen to learn.- City of Mount Gambier CEO Mark McShane

“If you wish to stand for a position on Council, you must complete and lodge a nomination form which is available in hardcopy format at the Council office, or can be accessed online from the Electoral Commission SA website.”

Nominations close at midday on Tuesday 18 September 2018.

To find out more about eligibility and the nomination process go to the Electoral Commission of South Australia website

Voting in the 2018 council elections will be by postal ballot. Ballot papers will be distributed in October, and voting will close at 5:00pm Friday 9 November 2018.

For further information please contact City of Mount Gambier Media and Communications Coordinator Sharny McLean on 8721 2401 or