Event Detail

Event Detail

Candidate Awareness Sessions


Council is running three Candidate Awareness Sessions to provide information for people interested in considering running for election as Councillors in the election on Saturday 9 September.

The sessions will give an understanding about the responsibilities associated with this important role.

The ​sessions will feature presentations from the NSW Electoral Commission, and are designed to help potential candidates understand what being a Councillor means, as well as highlighting the impacts of this role on the broader community.

Monday 29 May (6pm–8pm)* 

Central Coast Council,
Wyong Administration Building,
2 Hely Street, Wyong

Thursday 1 June (6pm–8pm)*

Central Coast Council,
Gosford Administration Building,
49 Mann Street, Gosford 

Tuesday 6 June (6pm–8pm)

Shelly Beach Surf Club
Shelly Beach Road, Shelly Beach

*Please note that a free childcare service will be provided at these Candidate Awareness Sessions.

Register Your Interest For Any of the Sessions​

Nominations to stand for election as a Councillor open on Monday 31 July and close at midday on Wednesday 9 August. Nominations can be lodged with the Returning Officer appointed by the NSW Electoral Commission.

The election will be held on Saturday 9 September and is being run by the NSW Electoral Commission.

You will find more information about how to nominate for your local council election – including nomination and registration details, voting processes and important dates – ​on the NSW Electoral Commission Website.

You can also find out more about what is involved in being a Councillor by visiting the Office of Local Government Website.

Find Out More About the Central Coast Council Elections 2017

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