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2017 Local Government Election - 26 August

Posted on 27 Jul, 2017

This page pro­vides infor­ma­tion regard­ing the Local Gov­ern­ment Elec­tion to be held on Sat­ur­day 26 August 2017.

Elec­tion Results

The offi­cial results of the elec­tion have been declared. A list of the mem­bers of the 13th Alice Springs Town Coun­cil can be found here.

Elec­tion Day Voting 

Vot­ing cen­tres are open on elec­tion day Sat­ur­day, 26 August 2017 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. A list of elec­tion day vot­ing loca­tions can be found by click­ing here.

Ear­ly Voting

Ear­ly vot­ing is avail­able in Alice Springs in the Andy McNeill room, adjoined to the Alice Springs Town Coun­cil Civic Cen­tre, 93 Todd Street. Open­ing times are as follows:

Mon­day 14 August to Fri­day 18 August
Open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat­ur­day 19 August
Open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon­day 21 August to Thurs­day 24 August
Open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Fri­day 25 August
Open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

For ear­ly vot­ing out­side of Alice Springs, please vis­it the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry Elec­toral Com­mis­sion website.

List of candidates

A list of can­di­dates for elec­tion to Alice Springs Town Coun­cil can be found by click­ing here.

Elec­tion timetable

A timetable for the elec­tion, set by the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry Elec­toral Com­mis­sion, can be found by click­ing here.

Coun­cil Care­tak­er Policy

Coun­cil enacts a care­tak­er pol­i­cy from nom­i­na­tion day through to the dec­la­ra­tion of polls. This pol­i­cy can be found here.

Cam­paign­ing requirements

Can­di­dates for the elec­tion are remind­ed that there are reg­u­la­tions around the dis­sem­i­na­tion of cam­paign infor­ma­tion and elec­toral sig­nage. It is the candidate’s respon­si­bil­i­ty to be famil­iar with these require­ments. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion regard­ing can­vass­ing and sig­nage can be found here.