Thinking of running for council?

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Thinking about running for council? Want to know more about what a councillor does?

We are holding a candidate information session on Monday 18 September 2017. Arrive at 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start at City Hall. Entry is via 57 Little Malop Street Geelong.

Anyone considering nominating for next month’s council election is welcome to attend and learn about what the role involves.

The session will cover:

  • overview of the City’s structure

  • the City’s purpose and values

  • a clever & creative future – our community-led 30-year vision

  • strategic planning framework

  • election information

  • key dates

  • the first six months

  • day to day role as a councillor

  • day to day role as a mayor.

Register your attendance in email to or call 03 5272 5096.

View candidate information.

Nominations for the election close 12:00pm on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Doctor Kathy Alexander - Administrator Chair

Geelong needs strategic and forward-thinkers who are prepared to step up and make difficult social and economic decisions that are aligned to the community’s vision for a clever and creative city region.

If you’ve thought about running for council, I urge you to register for this candidate information session so that you know exactly what’s involved.