To assist potential candidates who are considering nominating for the upcoming local government elections on the 14 September 2024, Lithgow Council will be conducting a Councillor Candidate Information Session on Wednesday 12 June 2024.

The session will provide an opportunity for potential candidates to understand:

  • The key requirements of becoming a candidate for election;
  • The legislated role of a councillor, mayor and as a member of the governing body;
  • How the councillor role fits in with other roles and various levels of government;
  • How a councillor’s and council role involves planning and delivering on the community’s priorities; and
  • Key elements of Council meeting processes, the code of conduct and managing conflicts of interest.

The candidate briefing session will be conducted by experienced Local Government NSW facilitator, Maire Sheehan.

The Information Session will be held on Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 6.30pm in the Western Sydney University Transformation Hub, Mort Street Lithgow. To register go to

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