Local Government Ordinary Elections are held on the third Saturday in October every two years. The next Local Government Election is scheduled for Saturday 21 October 2023. 

The municipality of the City of Canning consists of a directly elected Mayor and 10 Councillors. The following positions will be contested at the 2023 elections:

  • Mayor: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)
  • Bannister Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)
  • Beeliar Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)
  • Beeloo Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)
  • Beeloo Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 18 October 2025)
  • Mason Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)
  • Nicholson Ward: 1 vacant position (term to expire on 16 October 2027)

Nominations

‚ÄčNominations to run for Council have now closed.

Candidate Profiles

Candidate profiles are listed in the order that they will appear on ballot papers.

Mayor

Bannister Ward

Beeliar Ward

Beeloo Ward

Mason Ward

Nicholson Ward

Election Packages

Election packages will be sent to all electors of the City of Canning local government electoral roll via Australia Post.

Replacement packages can be obtained from the City of Canning, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington during business hours prior to election day and between 8.00am and 6.00pm on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.

Post your vote early – completed postal voting packages must reach the Returning Officer by 6.00pm on election day, Saturday 21 October 2023.

You may hand deliver your package to an electoral officer at the City of Canning, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington during business hours before election day or at the polling place between 8.00am and 6.00pm on election day.

Chief Polling Place: City of Canning, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington 6107.

The count of votes will commence at 6.00pm at the chief polling place listed above.

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