Information for council candidates


AN information session will take place next week for people interested in putting their hand up for the October council elections.

Local government elections are set to take place by mail on 24 October. Nominations close on 22 September.

The mayor Georgina Oxley said “serving the community as a local councillor is an honour and I encourage interested community members to consider running for council.”

“If you are passionate about your local area and want to contribute positively in your community then come along to our online information session to find out more about becoming a local councillor,” she said.

The online session will cover roles and responsibilities of local councillors, the services and facilities provided by council, experiences of former councillors, the election process, and mandatory candidate training information sessions.

The session runs from 5.45pm – 8pm, 3 June. For login details visit

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 27 May 2020

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