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In May 2017 enrolled ratepayers will vote to elect three local board members (or four in the Western region) to join 11 regional Local Land Services boards.

To find out more about the 2017 elections read through the frequently asked questions and 2017 facts sheet.

Voter enrolment has now closed for the 2017 elections.

Nominate to become a board member

Ratepayers in any region are eligible to nominate a candidate, including themselves, for election.

Anyone 18 years of age or older can be nominated for elections provided their normal place of residence is within the region.

Nominations for candidates close 12 pm 10 April 2017.

Nomination forms and a candidate information package are available to download.

Australian Election Company is the first point of contact for enquiries relating to the election process, including candidate information and can be contacted by phoning 1800 224 420 or visit the Australian Election Company website.

The voting process

There are two methods of voting in the 2017 local board elections.

Enrolled ratepayers can vote online or via postal vote from 8 May 2017.

All enrolled ratepayers who have supplied an email address will be emailed instructions for online voting. However, there will be an option to receive postal ballot papers.

Ballot papers will be posted to all other enrolled voters along with instructions.

Voting closes at 5 pm 31 May 2017.

Who to contact

Your local customer service officer can assist with any enrolment enquiries by phoning 1300 795 299.

Australian Election Company can be contacted for all other enquiries relating to the election process, including candidate information.

Australian Election Company
PO Box 3056
Caboolture QLD 4510

Email: or

Phone: 1800 224 420