2024 Local Council Elections

LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS
30 March 2024
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Voting

A dedicated telephone voting system may be available for eligible electors including those with a disability. You must contact ECQ to register for this service – 1300 881 665

Click here to register for a postal vote

Early voting will be conducted between Monday, 16 March and Friday, 27 March 2020.  The time frames for early voting will vary in different locations.

To find your nearest early voting centre and check voting times, search for your address on Find your polling booth. A list of early voting centres PDF (0.77 MB) is also available.

Information for Voters

Before the elections, voters are encouraged to:

  • Ensure you’re enrolled to vote and that your details are up to date.  To enrol to vote or check your details, see Enrol to vote or visit the Australian Electoral Commission’s website.
  • Check your local government area and division or ward (for divided councils). For local government elections, you must vote within the local government area you are enrolled in.  To check your council area, see the interactive map on Local government area boundaries.
  • Consider how you intend to vote at the election, which could include early voting, postal voting, or voting on election day.  For information about voting options , see How to cast your vote or the Step-by-step guide to voting.
  • Learn about how to cast a formal vote in the local government elections. To find out more about the voting systems in use (optional preferential voting and first-past-the-post voting), see Voting system.
  • If you’re considering whether to nominate for election as a mayor or councillor, check the eligibility, nomination and other requirements that apply.  For more information, see Candidate requirements – 2020 local government elections.
  • Consider whether you or someone in your care will require assistance when voting. To find out which services are available in Queensland see Voter assistance.  To learn about elections in Queensland, in another language or to access telephone translation and interpreting services see Accessibility.
  • Electronic Disclosure Register

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Email ecq@ecq.qld.gov.au or call on 1300 881 665.

Call centre is open 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 4pm Saturday

Ballot Draws

Click on the drop down box labelled Electorate

Start typing the name of your council – when it appears click on it. (Councils are not in alphabetical order). When your respective council appears click on it. Should come up by the time you type 3 letters. On the right hand side there is a drop down box for the divisions. These are in numerical order.

You will need to click on another tab for ‘councillor’, other wise it will remain on mayor and come up with nothing. Following this process candidates will appear in ballot order.

CLICK HERE FOR ECQ VOTE RESULTS SYSTEM