Local Government elections

Local government elections are held every four years on the last Saturday in March, unless changed by regulation. Councillors 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

Visit the Electoral Commission Queensland website to find out:

  • if you are on the electoral roll, and to check or update enrolment details
  • your current council, state and federal electoral boundaries.

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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