Local Government Elections 2018

Councils have a significant impact on the lives of all Tasmanians, enabling the economic, social and cultural development of the community, supporting individuals and groups, and providing a wide range of services for the wellbeing of the community.

Aldermen play a vital leadership role, working together to create and implement their community’s vision.

Mayors, Deputy Mayors and Aldermen are all elected for four-year terms.  Mayors and Deputy Mayors are popularly elected.

The next Council elections will be held during October 2018.  

 2018 Election Calendar

Saturday, 8 September - Notice of Election
9am Monday, 10 September - Nominations Open
6pm Thursday, 13 September - Rolls Close
12pm Monday, 24 September - Nominations Close
12pm Tuesday, 25 September - Announcement of Nominations
10am Tuesday, 30 October - Close of Polling