2020 Election - postponed until 2021

Our next election will be held in September 2021. Make sure you are eligible to vote by updating your details with the NSW electoral commission.

2020 elections postponed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The Minister for Local Government has announced that the NSW Local Government elections scheduled for September 2020 will be postponed until September 2021. This is due to the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Our existing Councillors will have their term of office extended until the elections are held.

Electoral Rolls

At election time, the NSW Electoral Commission verifies these rolls to ensure individuals on it are entitled to vote. The Commission then includes them on the authorised roll of residents and non-residents to be used for that election.

If You are a Resident in the Bayside Council Area

If you are a resident in the Bayside Council area, you can check if your enrolment details are up to date with the NSW Electoral Commission. You must enter your details exactly as they appear on the electoral roll. Bayside Council does not hold electoral information for local residents and all enquiries should be directed to the NSW Electoral Commission. For all enquiries please call 1300 135 736.

Non-residential Register

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. You must register with Bayside Council. Check if you're eligible below:

Eligibility criteria for the non-residential register

You may be entitled to vote as a non-resident if you own, occupy or lease rateable property (excluding utility lots) in the Bayside Council Local Government Area and you are not already enrolled to vote as a resident of Bayside Council. You may be entitled in your own right as an individual or as a nominated company officer (or equivalent) of a corporation.

How to enrol as a non-resident

If you are eligible, please complete the appropriate form below and return it to Council  to get on the Bayside Non-residential Register.

The completed form can be returned to Council by:

mail: PO Box 21, Rockdale 2216
email: council@bayside.nsw.gov.au
hand: Customer Service, 444-446 Princes Highway, Rockdale or 152 Bunnerong Road, Eastgardens

Are You Ready to Serve your Community as an Elected Representative?

The NSW Electoral Commission has information on how you can put your hand up to serve your community by becoming an Elected Representative.

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email council@bayside.nsw.gov.au