How will you cast your vote?
How will you cast your vote?
 - Thursday, May 26, 2016

So now that the rolls have closed for the July 2 federal election, what now? Now – assuming you have enrolled and you intend to do your civic duty by voting – it’s time to use the next five weeks to gather as much information as you can about the candidates who are vying for your votes on July 2. 

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Voter Enrolments
Voter Enrolments
 - Thursday, May 26, 2016

So – the rolls for the July 2 federal election have now closed. If you missed out on adding your name to the roll, you can’t exercise your democratic right to have a say in who governs our country, and that’s a real shame. Here's why! 

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How To Run A Candidate Campaign
How To Run A Candidate Campaign
 - Monday, March 07, 2016

So you’ve made the big decision – you’re going to stand as a candidate for your local government elections. Congratulations! Hopefully, you’ll already have done some homework, but here’s a few things you should think about. As you kick off, or ramp up, your campaign, you need to be mindful to always conduct yourself in a respectful and trustworthy manner – and this includes being conscious of what you put on social media. 

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Voting Begins in QLD Local Government Elections
Voting Begins in QLD Local Government Elections
 - Monday, March 07, 2016

The process of electing councillors and mayors of Queensland – and deciding whether the state has four year fixed parliamentary terms - has begun in earnest this week, with the first ballot papers being mailed to electors. 

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Referendum a double whammy for Sunshine state voters
Referendum a double whammy for Sunshine state voters
 - Tuesday, March 01, 2016

As voters go to the polls in the upcoming March 19 Queensland local government elections, they’ll be asked not only who they want to represent them at council level, but how long they want their state representatives warming parliamentary seats. 

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Record numbers for 2016 Local Government Elections
Record numbers for 2016 Local Government Elections
 - Monday, February 22, 2016

The Commission has received a record number of both candidate nominations and elector enrolments in the lead up to the 2016 Quadrennial Local Government Elections. 
 

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