Nominations Open For Ordinary Postal Election

Published on Monday, 28 August 2023 at 4:29:09 PM

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2023 in the Town of Bassendean to fill the following vacancies:

3 Councillors        4 year terms

Nominations Open on Thursday, 31 August 2023 

Nominations Close at 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer:

• at any time during the above period by arrangement; or
• between 2:00pm and 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023 (close of nominations) at the Town of
Bassendean, 35 Old Perth Road, BASSENDEAN.

Nominations Requirements

Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:
• a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the
Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission (;
• a single A4 page profile of not more than 1,000 characters (including spaces) containing information
about the candidate;
• a nomination deposit of $100 (cash, EFT, bank cheque or postal order);
• a recent passport-sized photograph (optional);
• every candidate must have completed the online course titled Local Government Candidate Induction,
available at, prior to nominating; and
• (optional) in addition to your A4 profile, you may provide additional information that you consider to be
relevant to your candidature. This written statement must be not more than 2,000 characters (including
spaces), must be in the English language and is for publication on the local government’s official

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by
contacting the Returning Officer, Andrew WILSON on 0447 608 151

More details can be found at:

Nominating for Council » Town of Bassendean


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