Under the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009, nominations are invited from eligible members of the community to fill the position of Division 4 Councillor, Isaac Regional Council.
The position Division 4 Councillor has become vacant following the resignation of Peter Freeleagus, effective 26 February 2019.
The term of this position will be until the next Quadrennial Elections scheduled on 28 March 2020.
Under the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009, the vacant position must be filled by the Council appointing, by resolution, a person who is qualified to be a councillor.
The following is an indicative timetable of the proposed process:
|1 March||Nomination period opens|
|7-12 March||Candidate Information Sessions|
|29 March||Nominations Close|
|1-20 April||Assessment period (including|
|23 April||Council Resolution to appoint the successful nominee|
|30 April||Declaration of Office of new Councillor|
|1-7 May||Councillor induction/orientation/training|
To be eligible to nominate for the vacant postion you must be:
(a) be an Australian citizen aged 18 and over
(b) a resident of the local government area
(c) enrolled on the electoral roll
(d) not disqualified from being a councillor under the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009
Eligible nominees can self-nominate or nominations can be made by electors in support of a nominee. If you choose the latter, you will need to have three (3) electors from the Isaac Region local government area endorse your nomination.
Nominee Information Packs and Nomination Forms are available for download at the links below. They are also available in hard copy by:
- calling Council on 1300 ISAACS (1300 47 22 27);
- at any Council Administration building.
Who to contact
Council's Chief Executive Officer is responsible for administering the nomination process to fill the vacant posiition of Division 4 Councillor.
Contact Gary Stevenson PSM, Chief Executive Officer
Your nomination must be on the appropriate form (available for download at the link above) and delivered in person to the Chief Executive Officer, or his nominee, no later than 5pm Friday 29 March 2019. No late nominations will be accepted
There is no cost to nominate for the vacant postion of Division 4 Councillor.
Contact Gary Stevenson PSM, Chief Executive Officer for more information about the process including:
- the role of the local Chief Executive Officer in your local government area.
- Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs