Local Government elections - Saturday 19 March 2016

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

Polling day for the next Council election will be held Saturday 19 March with polling booths open from 8.00am - 6.00pm. The election will be managed by the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ).

For more information, including pre-poll office and polling booth locations 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

Voters Helpline

If you have any questions about the election, call ECQ's Voter's Helpline on 1300 881 665 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday, or between 8.00am to 6.00pm on Polling Day, Saturday 19 March.

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.

back to top