Voting is from 8.00am to 6.00pm. There are seventeen polling places across the city.
If you are still wondering who to vote for (I hope not) there is an opportunity to meet the candidates. The Illawarra Mercury has invited candidates in the Shellharbour council election to a form to be held tomorrow night, Tuesday 23 August, at the Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club, Jason Avenue Barrack Heights. The forum starts at 7.30pm.
But it is important. And it is important that you have some idea of how it works and how to do it properly.
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NSW local government elections use an Optional Preferential Proportional Representation system. What a mouth full. I promise they are last big words I am going to use in this post. Continue reading
Shellharbour councillors to receive laptops and smartphones
Elected officials in Shellharbour will be armed with internet-enabled laptops and smartphones as the city takes a step towards a more tech-savvy council.
Shellharbour City Council administrator David Jesson last night encouraged the city’s future leaders to embrace the digital communication tools.
“We’re moving into a world of new technology, and we want to make sure that all those opportunities are embraced to the extent that the incoming councillors want to embrace them,” Mr Jesson said. Continue reading