2021 election

2021 election

2020 election update

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NSW Government has postponed the 2020 Local Government election to 11 September 2021.

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We will update this page as more information is made available.

Local Government elections

The next election for the Council of the City of Sydney will be held on Saturday 11 September 2021.

Local Government elections in New South Wales are held every 4 years.

Local Government is an elected system of government directly accountable to the local community. All of the elected representatives, known as councillors, work together to provide good governance for the benefit of their local community.

Check if you can vote

If you're a resident in the City of Sydney local area you can check if your enrolment details are up to date with the Australian Electoral Commission. You must enter your details exactly as they appear on the electoral roll.

If you're not a resident, you may be entitled to vote if you own, occupy or lease property in the local area as a corporation, business or individual. Find out how to apply to be registered on the City's non-residential register.

Last updated: Wednesday, 1 April 2020