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Councils are part of the democratic framework of Australia.
The community elects their Council Members every four years.

The next Council Elections will be held in November 2018. 

Key Dates – 2018 Council Elections

Roll Close s15(7)(a)

5pm Friday 10th August 2018

Nominations open s19(4)

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Nominations close s23(a)

12 noon Tuesday 18 September 2018

Mail out of voting material to electors s39(1)

Monday 22nd to Friday 26th October 2018

Close of voting s5

5pm Friday 9th November 2018

The rules for elections are set out in the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 - an act of the South Australian Parliament - to view the Act, visit www.parliament.sa.gov.au 


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Port Pirie Regional Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons for appointment to Council's Audit Committee.

The primary objective of the Audit Committee is to assist Council in the effective conduct of its responsibilities for financial reporting, review of its strategic plans, review and monitoring of its risk management systems and maintaining a reliable system of internal controls.

Nomination forms should be forwarded to the CEO, Port Pirie Regional Council, PO Box 45, Port Pirie SA 5540 by 5.00pm on Friday 26 October 2018. 

Further information is provided on the Independent Member Audit Committee Information Sheet. Enquiries should be directed to Lynne Walden, Manager Finance on 8633 9722 or James Holyman, Director Corporate & Community on 8633 8713.


Independent Member Information Sheet(104 kb)

Independent Member Information Sheet and Nomination Form(40 kb)

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Council Address
115 Ellen Street
PO Box 45
Port Pirie SA 5540
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm