Media Releases

04 January, 2024
  Western Australians are urged to make sure their electoral enrolment details are up to date, ahead of 15 extraordinary local government elections being held around WA in March and April. The WA… read more

20 October, 2023
  Western Australians have until 6pm tomorrow to vote in the WA local government elections. “Local governments make decisions about a range of things that affect people’s day to day living, from… read more

20 September, 2023
Western Australians are urged to check their letterboxes for local government voting packages which are being sent out from this week. “Local government election ballots are being sent out from this… read more

19 September, 2023
  Legislative Council candidate, Ms Louise Kingston, has been elected to fill the vacancy in the South West Region, following today’s Legislative Council recount held at the WA Electoral Commission… read more

08 September, 2023
More than 1,000 people will stand for election next month in Western Australia’s local government elections. The Western Australian Electoral Commission announced the confirmed line-up of 1,090… read more

08 September, 2023
The Electoral Commissioner has received formal advice from the Governor of a vacancy in the Legislative Council for the South West Region as a result of the disqualification from Parliament of Mr… read more

31 August, 2023
Candidate nominations are open for local government elections being held across Western Australia this October. “Nominations for candidates in the 2023 local government elections are open from now… read more

30 August, 2023
  Western Australia’s local government elections will go ahead as planned for Saturday 21 October. Following today’s Federal Government announcement that the 2023 Federal Referendum (Voice) will be… read more

18 August, 2023
  18 August 2023 Enrol by next Friday to have your say in local government elections Eligible Western Australians have one week to enrol to vote or update their electoral roll details ahead of the… read more

07 August, 2023
Another important step in the process of filling the Legislative Assembly vacancy in the district of Rockingham was completed today. The legal instruments (writ and certificate) directing the… read more