Local Government Elections

In New South Wales, local government elections are held every four years.

At these elections, you have the opportunity to vote for local candidates to become Councillors. The elected Councillors then serve Bellingen Shire Council for a four-year term.

Next election date

The next election will be held on Saturday 4 December 2021 after the NSW local government elections were postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to COVID-19.

Further information about this election can be found below. Selecting the links will take you to the NSW Electoral Commission website.

Non residential roll

If you don't live in the area but do own, occupy or lease rateable property within the local government area you may be entitled to vote in Local Government Elections.

You can apply to be registered on the non-residential roll by submitting the appropriate form below to Bellingen Shire Council by Monday 26 July 2021.

Individual application for non residential roll(PDF, 115KB)

Joint / several application for non residential roll(PDF, 121KB)

It is your responsibility for checking that you are eligible for inclusion when you make an application. For more information read the:

NSW Electoral Commission's non residential roll fact sheet (PDF, 67KB)