Local Government elections

Local government elections are held every four years on the last Saturday in March, unless changed by regulation. Councillors are elected for a four year term and are responsible for making decisions about services in the local community. 

It is compulsory for enrolled electors to vote in Local Government elections. 

The most recent Council election was held on Saturday 19 March 2016. 

For more information visit The Electoral Commission Queensland website 

Electoral Commission of Queensland

Residents can visit the ECQ website to: 

  • Find out if you are on the electoral roll, and to check or update enrolment details
  • Find your current council, state and federal electoral boundaries
  • Find previous election and by-election results.

For more information visit the Electoral Commission Queensland website

Election signage

All election candidates are responsible for ensuring their election signs are used in accordance with council's local law.

Council has developed an electoral signage fact sheet to assist candidates:

Conditions relating to election signs are also contained in Schedule 9 of Moreton Bay Regional Council Subordinate Local Law No.1 (Administration) 2011.

Breaches may result in confiscation of signs and/or fines.

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