Want to help your community? Want to be involved in your Council?
City of Palmerston will be holding an informal information session with Q&A for potential candidates interested in running at the next general election for Palmerston on:
WHEN: Tuesday 12 December 2017
WHERE: Council Chambers, Civic Plaza
Presentations will be heard from guest speakers;
Alice Springs Mayor & President of Local Government Association NT
NT Electoral Commissioner
City of Palmerston Official Manager
This session is the first in a series of sessions for potential candidates leading up to the Palmerston Council election in March 2018. It will provide an opportunity for potential candidates to meet key people within local government and ask questions.
A more detailed information session covering topics such as role and expectations of Elected Members, policies and procedures, support that is available, the process of eligibility and how to nominate as a candidate for Council election will be held in January 2018.
Attendees are encouraged to stay on for the ordinary council meeting afterwards to learn more about the types of issues Elected Members manage.
Nominations for the next general election for Palmerston open on 2 February 2018.