Council Elections

Council Elections

Next election

The next local council elections will be held in October 2024

The electoral (Ward) structure of Greater Bendigo City Council may change prior to the next election.  More information on this process can be found on the Local Government Victoria webpage: Electoral Representation Advisory Panels

 

Resources for voters

The Victorian Electoral Commission website can be accessed for information on voting and enrolling to vote.

 

Resources for candidates

The Victorian Electoral Commission website and the State Government Local Government Victoria website will be progressively updated in the lead up to the next election.

The Greater Bendigo City Council is committed to encouraging diversity in people nominating for and being elected to Council.  Third-party resources which may support this include:

 

Previous election

Installation of new Council

Our Councillors-elect were formally sworn-in Tuesday November 10, at 6.30pm. You can view the video below (begins approx. 7 minutes in):

Video of Installation of new Council on Vimeo
 

Declaration of results

You can view the VEC's declaration of results which happened Friday November 6, 2020:

Video of declaration of results on Vimeo
 

Election Campaign Donation Returns

In accordance with the section 306 of the Local Government Act 2020 (the Act), local government election candidates are required to provide a record of whether they did or didn’t receive any donations or gifts, including in-kind support, for their election campaign.

Learn more about campaign donations made during the 2020 election

Election 2020


Ever thought about becoming a Councillor?

The City of Greater Bendigo is hosting a series of information sessions to explain the role, what to expect and how to become a Councillor. Each information session has a specific focus and you are invited to attend one, some or all of them. Just select the session you want to attend and provide your contact details in the form below:

Information Sessions*
Information Sessions
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Strategic Role of Council - 1 July 6.30pm - 8.30pm (please refer to link below for location)
The Councillor Experience - Date to be advised
Council elections 2020 - Date to be advised

Strategic Role of Council information session

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