Information for potential candidates

If you have nominated, or are interested in nominating, as a candidate in the upcoming local government elections, you can register for next week’s Zoom seminar from Local Government NSW.

The two-hour online event will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday 20 July and will explain the roles and responsibilities of a Councillor, how council meetings run and the code of conduct that governs all elected officials.

To register for this free event, go to

The Penrith Local Government Area is made up of three wards – North, South and East – and Penrith City Council includes five representatives from each ward.

Following the Saturday 4 September election, the 15 men and women who are voted in will work together over the next four years to make decisions about what Council will do to meet community needs and how money should be spent in the best interests of the whole community.

To find out how to nominate as a candidate go to

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