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Local Government Elections
The next local government election at the Town of Mosman Park is scheduled for October 2025.
The course gives prospective candidates a basic understanding of the role of a councillor before nominations open. Completion of the course is a requirement for eligibility to nominate.
The WAEC Nomination Builder steps candidates through the online nomination process.
Your application must include:
- completed nomination form and signed declaration
- candidate profile;
- deposit of $100; and
- recent head shot no larger than a passport photo (optional).
More information can be found on the Western Australian Electoral Commission Website.
You can vote in the Town of Mosman Park local government elections if:
1. You reside in property you own in Mosman Park and are enrolled on the State Electoral Roll; or
2. You occupy residential or commercial property within the Town and have been determined as eligible to be on the Town’s owner/occupier roll.
The Town encourages all residents to vote and have their say.
For those residents who are not on the State Electoral Roll and meet the voting eligibility criteria, or for those who have recently changed address, an enrolment form must be completed and submitted to the Western Australian Electoral Commission. Enrolment forms are available from post offices, the Western Australian Electoral Commission or Australian Electoral Commission website.
To check if you are on the Town’s Residents’ Roll, please visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s website.
Please use this Fact Sheet to see if you are eligible to vote. Please also refer to the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s Local Government Ordinary Election Close of Enrolments Notice.
Non Resident Owners
If you own property in Mosman Park but don’t live in it and are on the State Electoral Roll, you are eligible to vote in the Town of Mosman Park local government elections.
Eligibility for Owner/Occupier Roll
To determine if you are eligible to be entered on the Town’s Owner/Occupier Roll and vote in Town of Mosman Park local government elections, please consult the Eligibility Checklist.
Please also refer to the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s Local Government Ordinary Election Close of Enrolments Notice.
The Western Australian Electoral Commission will post voting packages to all eligible electors prior to polling day. These are typically sent out 2-3 weeks prior to election day. Arrival in letterboxes will depend on Australia Post delivery service times.
The package will include candidate profiles, ballot paper(s), instructions on how to vote, a declaration that must be signed by the elector and a reply paid envelope. To vote, follow the instructions included in the package.
The Returning Officer, who conducts Town of Mosman Park local government elections, must receive your fully completed voting package before 4pm on polling day. If you do not think that your postal voting package can be returned by post in time, you can deliver it by hand to the Town’s Administration Building before 4pm on polling day.
Whilst the local government elections voting method is by post, on election day the Administration building at the Town of Mosman Park will still be open from 8.00am until 6.00pm on election day to re-issue election voting packs, if these have been misplaced or were not received in the post.