Nominating for Council

Becoming a Council Member at the City of Vincent provides an opportunity to be part of the decision-making process and work together with the City to create and implement the community’s vision.

If you are an eligible elector and want to make a difference in your community and have a say in local decision-making, you should consider becoming a candidate in the next election.

Nomination requirements

To nominate as a Council Member, you must:

  • Be on the electoral roll as a resident or personal non-resident owner or occupier of a rateable property in the City of Vincent.
  • Be over 18 years of age and not disqualified from being an Elected Member under the Local Government Act.

To check your eligibility to nominate in the council election, please refer to the Local Government Candidates page on the Western Australian Electoral Commission website.

Council Members - Financial Support

Policy 4.2.7 clearly outlines the financial support that will be provided to Council Members.

Council Member sitting fees and allowances for 2023/24 

Role

Annual fee
Mayoral Allowance $65,915

Mayor Meeting Attendance Fees

$32,410

Deputy Mayor Allowance

$16,478

Deputy Mayor Meeting Attendance Fees

$24,170

Councill Meeting attendance fees

$24,170

ICT Allowance paid April and Oct

$2,500

Related Information

Council Election Period Policy

Voluntary Code of Conduct for Candidates