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Acts and Regulations

The rules that govern council elections are set out in:

Special election provisions for the City of Adelaide are set out in Schedule 1 of the City of Adelaide Act 1998.

The Acts and Regulations should be read in conjunction with the Local Government Act 1999.

Legislation changes

The key dates for electoral events from the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 (LGEA) and the City of Adelaide Act 1998 (CAA) and amendments enacted under the Statutes Amendment (Local Government review) Bill 2021 can be found in the document linked below.

LG timetable and key legislation changes (PDF, 341KB)