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Local Government Elections 2021

We will be holding elections, administered by the NSW Electoral Commission, on Saturday 4 September 2021 for the election of councillors.

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Albury City Council's election will be administered by the NSW Electoral Commission and voting will be held on Saturday 4 September.

Local Government elections in New South Wales are usually held every four years. However, the elections planned for 2020 were postponed for 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Government Election Voting Information

Albury City Council elections are administered by the NSW Electoral Commission.

What happens if I don’t vote?

Voting is compulsory for Albury City Council residents.

If you do not vote and you don't have a valid reason, you will be fined $55 by the NSW Electoral Commission. Apparent failure to vote notices are distributed within three months of an election event.

Council does not issue the fines and more information about penalties for not voting is available at NSW Electoral Commission.

Office of Local Government Resources

The Office of Local Government has a number of guides for those thinking of becoming Councillors.

Watch this space

This page will be updated with any information regarding the election.

In the lead up to the NSW Local Government elections on Saturday 4 September 2021, we have an upcoming virtual candidate briefing session that will provide an opportunity for potential candidates to learn more about the role and purpose of local government; the role, responsibilities and expectations of a councillor, and the electoral process.

The session will be held on:

Candidate Information Session (Virtual) - Tuesday 13 July 2021, 6:30 pm

More info

For more information, you can download our Councillor Induction Guide.

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