Local Government Elections 2024


Walgett Shire Council is governed by 9 Councillors who are elected to represent the Shire (there are no wards or divisions). 

Our Councillors are elected for a 4-year term of office, with the next NSW Local Government election due to be held onSaturday 14 September 2024. 

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by the Councillors in a process managed by Walgett Shire Council. The Mayor is elected at the first meeting of the Council.

Considering running for Council?

Candidates are advised to closely monitor the NSWEC website and social media channels for updates on the election.

For more information on becoming a councillor and what is required of the role, please visit the following additional resources:

Office of Local Government - Becoming a Councillor