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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 2014. 

Key Dates – 2014 Council Elections

Roll Close s15(7)(a)

Friday 8 August 2014

Nominations open s19(4)

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Nominations close s23(a)

12 noon Tuesday 16 September 2014

Draw for position of candidate names on the ballot paper s29(3)

4pm Tuesday 16 September2014

Mail out of voting material to electors s39(1)

Monday 20 to Friday 24 October 2014

Last day for postal issue/reissue of voting  material s39(4)(a) & s43(4)(a)

5pm Wednesday 5 November 2014

Last day for personal issue/reissue of voting  material s39(4)(b) & s43(4)(b)

5pm Friday 7 November 2014

Close of voting s5

5pm Friday 7 November 2014

Scrutiny and count s47(1)(b)

9am Saturday 8 November 2014

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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Council Address
115 Ellen Street
PO Box 45
Port Pirie SA 5540
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