Welcome to the Shire of Brookton

Welcome to the Shire of Brookton website, where you can find information about Brookton, our Council and our Community.

Whether you are a community member or a visitor, we hope that you will find the information here relevant and useful to you.

We endeavour to continuously improve and update this website and welcome your suggestions. Just leave us a message on the Feedback Form.

If you need further assistance, please contact us.

WEBINAR FOR PROSPECTIVE ELECTED MEMBERS  

Ever thought about nominating to become a Councillor, but you aren't sure if the role is for you? Then be sure to register for this free webinar to have all your questions answered.

Topics will include:

  • an overview of Local Government
  • the Roles and Responsibilities of Council and Council Members
  • behavioural expectations of Elected Members
  • an overview of the skills required to be a successful Councillor, and
  • impacts on Home Life

The target audience for this webinar is anyone who is thinking about nominating for Local Government election.

Like all of WALGA’s webinars you will have an opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A Session at the end of the presentation.

Date: Thursday, 17 August

Time: 5:00pm - 5:45pm (including presentation and Q&A session)

Be quick to register as places will fill fast. To register for this free webinar please see below web address;

http://walga.asn.au/Training/Our-Services/Webinars.aspx

REGISTER TO VOTE

Did you know that local government elections are coming up later this year? Now is the time to check that you are registered to vote.

Community members can ensure they are enrolled to vote by checking their enrolment status online with the Western Australian Electoral Commission before 5 pm on September 1, 2017.

Councillors are the foundation of an effective and efficient local government and community members are asked to take the time to assess their candidates and vote for someone who will best represent them.

Local government elections take place on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Enrolment forms are available at the Shire of Brookton Administration Office, some post offices, and online at http://www.waec.wa.gov.au

Candidates nominating to be a representative on Council have until September 7-14, 2017 to lodge a nomination.

For further information please go to https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/candidates-and-parties/local-government-candidates