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Wollongong City Council

2021 Local Government Elections

The next election for the Council of Wollongong City Council will be held on Saturday 4 September 2021.

Local Government elections in New South Wales are usually held every four years. However, the elections planned for 2020 were postponed for 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

For more information about these elections, please visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.

To find out which Ward you're in, search for you address on our online map or see the PDF maps below:

If you're a resident in the Wollongong City Council Local Government Area you can check if your enrolment details are up to date with the Australian Electoral Commission.

If you are not a resident, you may still be entitled to vote if you own, occupy or lease property in the Wollongong City Council area as a corporation, business or individual.

You may register in your own right as an individual or as a nominated company officer (or equivalent) of a corporation. Registration is not compulsory.

Completed application forms should be sent to Council by email or by post to Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500.

Use the relevant form below for your application:

All applications must be received by 6pm (EST) Monday 26 July 2021.

For more information on the non-residential roll, please read the Non Residential Rolls Fact Sheet PDF, 66.69 KB

If you're passionate about what happens in your local community, becoming a Councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.

For more information on how to become a Councillor please see the Office of Local Government website.

Women for Election workshops

NSW has fewer female Councillors than any other Australian state.  Women for Election Australia is holding a series of workshops across the state to provide women with the key knowledge, tools, and techniques to enable them to run for office, be the best candidate they can be or assist another woman with her political campaign.

For details, see the Women for Election website.