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Local Government 2020 Election

Information for Residents:

The 2020 quadrennial local government election is scheduled for 28 March 2020 and is conducted by the Electoral Commission of Queensland by postal vote only. 

Western Downs Regional Council remains independent from the Election and residents seeking any Election-related information should contact the Electoral Commission of Queensland on 1300 881 665 or by visiting their website at

The Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs website also information on the elections and for the candidates.

Election signage:

The Department of Transport and Main Roads provides information for the placement of election signs. Please refer to Council’s fact sheet below on the placement of election signage of Council controlled roads, Council land or private property.

Regulation of Election Signage – Local Laws Fact Sheet