Candidates are reminded that they must lodge their first campaign donation return today (10 February 2023).

The return forms can be downloaded and lodged electronically on the candidate portal.

Alternatively, if you require a hard copy version of the form, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A return must be lodged regardless of whether you have received gifts with an amount or value in excess of $500 or not. If you have not, you should lodge a NIL return.

Penalties may apply if this return is not lodged.

More information, including access to the candidate portal, can be found on our candidate returns for council elections page.