Nominating for Council

Any eligible elector can stand for election as a Councillor.  Skilled and interested community members are encouraged to nominate.

To check your eligibility, please visit Electoral Commission WA.


Nominations are to be lodged in person with the Town’s Returning Officer. Nominations open on 5 September 2019 and close at 4pm on 12 September 2019.

Candidates are encouraged to call the Town of Bassendean on 9377 8000 to make an appointment with the Town’s Returning Officer well before nominations close to discuss nominations.

Nomination Form

Prospective Councillors Seminar

The Town of Bassendean hosted a seminar, jointly with other local councils on Saturday 24 August at the City of Belmont, for prospective candidates. 

View the presentation slides from the seminar here

Information for Prospective Candidates Presentation

Election Signage

An election sign is a sign encouraging a person to vote for a particular political candidate or group.

Election signage is governed by the Town’s Activity on Thoroughfares & Trading in Thoroughfares & Public Places Local Law.

If you’re unsure about this Local Law, or you have any questions about its application, please contact the Town of Bassendean on 9377 8000.

Local Government Elections