Standing for local government

Learn how to be a candidate for Council or a Community Board.

This video introduces you to the elected member roles available, including a description of what elected members do. 

By the end of this video you will be able to:

  • Clarify the value of the elected member role and what can be achieved
  • Describe the three types of local authority, and the roles within each
  • Consider what elected members actually do.

Duration: 25 minutes

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Who can be a candidate?
Nominations for Council or a Community Board