Geelong Council Elections 2020 - Want to nominate?

Our elections are being held on 24 October 2020. If you are passionate about what happens in your local community, stand as a candidate to represent your community’s voice and make positive change in our wonderful region. 

Note: this information can be downloaded in various CALD languages below.

Am I eligible to stand as a candidate? How?

Australian citizen Yes - visit the Victorian Electoral Commission's becoming a council candidate page.
Non-Australian resident No
Non-Australian resident but own a property and/or business and are paying rates to Council No
Permanent resident and own a property or business and are paying rates to Council No
Permanent resident but do not own a property or business and not paying rates to Council No


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When do I vote?

Voting material will be sent to voters in October.


Do I have to vote?

For information about who has to vote, visit the Victorian Electoral Commission's how voting works page.


What if I don't want to vote?

You may be fined. For more information, visit the Victorian Electoral Commission's fines and reviews page.


Need to know more...

For more information, call the City of Greater Geelong on 03 5272 5272 or visit our Council elections page.





Page last updated: Thursday, 6 May 2021

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