Due to the removal of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Hillcott Ward.
|Roll close||5 pm, Thursday 30 September 2021|
|Opening of nominations||Thursday 28 October 2021|
|Nominations close||12 noon, Thursday 11 November 2021|
|Dispatch of ballot material to electors||Tuesday 23 November 2021 to Monday 29 November 2021|
|Close of voting (Polling Day)||12 noon, Monday 13 December 2021|
|Scrutiny and count||TBA|
Close of roll
The voters roll for this supplementary election closes at 5pm on Thursday 30 September 2021.
You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link). If you do not appear on the roll and are an Australian citizen aged 18 or over you should enrol immediately via the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).
If you are not eligible to enrol on the state electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you own or occupy a property or are a resident non-Australian citizen. Contact the Council to find out how on 8397 7444 or visit the City of Tea Tree Gully (external link).
Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.
The nomination period for the vacancy of Councillor for Hillcott Ward will open on Thursday 28 October 2021 and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 11 November 2021.
If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits will be available from the City of Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre, 571 Montague Rd, Modbury.
Candidates have a range of important responsibilities and obligations under the law. All intending candidates are strongly encouraged to read the LG20 Candidate Handbook (PDF 1.97 MB) and the LG13 Requirments for profile and photograph brochure (PDF 3.26 MB).
Candidate briefing session
A candidate briefing session will be held for intending candidates at 6.30 pm, Monday 1 November at the City of Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre, 571 Montague Rd, Modbury.
A general pre-recorded video produced by the Electoral Commission is available on our YouTube page (external link). This video is designed to help guide candidates through the nomination process and understand their legal obligations.
Make a difference guide
For information about the role of local government and councillors and tips on campaigning, see the Local Government Association of South Australia’s guide Make a difference Nominate for Council (PDF 17.4 MB).
How to nominate
Candidates can either submit their nomination in person to the Council office at the City of Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre, 571 Montague Rd, Modbury, or via the email below.
If you intend to nominate as an elector in your own right you must complete and lodge LG3:
If you intend to nominate as a designated person of a Body Corporate you must complete and lodge LG4:
If you intend to nominate as a designated person of a group you must complete and lodge LG5:
Please note that late nominations cannot be accepted. It is strongly recommended that you lodge your nomination early to allow time to rectify any potential problems.