City of Nedlands Extraordinary Election 2022 – Hollywood Ward

A local government extraordinary election will be held on Friday, 16 September in the City of Nedlands to fill the following vacancy:

Hollywood Ward 1 Councillor Term to expire: 19 October 2023

The timeline for this extraordinary election is available: click here

The City of Nedlands extraordinary election will be administered by the Western Australian Electoral Commission and will be conducted by postal vote. All eligible electors must be enrolled to receive their postal voting package. Packages are sent out 3 weeks prior to the election. For more information on voting in the local government elections, visit the Electoral Commission’s website.  

While voting in a local government election is not compulsory in Western Australia, all electors in the Hollywood Ward are strongly encouraged to vote.

Owners and occupiers not on the State Electoral Roll for their property within the City may be eligible to enrol on the City’s Owners and Occupiers Roll. Enrolments close at 5pm on Thursday, 28 July 2022.

Download the Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers Enrolment Forms below. To submit the forms, please attach it to this enquiry.

Information regarding - Close of Enrolments for voters is available by clicking here or on the Notice Boards at the City of Nedlands Administration, Nedlands Library or Mt Claremont Library.

Further information regarding this extraordinary election will be provided here as it is received from the Western Australian Electoral Commission.

For any enquiries related to the Extraordinary Election please contact the Returning Officer, Julieen Dungey on 0447 561 488 or the Executive Officer, Nicole Ceric on (08) 9273 3500.


Nominations Open on Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Nominations Close at 4:00 PM Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer:

  • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or
  • between 2:00pm and 4:00 PM Wednesday, 10 August 2022 (close of nominations) at the City of Nedlands, 71 Stirling Highway, NEDLANDS.

 Nominations Requirements

Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission(elections.wa.gov.au);
  • a single A4 page profile of not more than 800 characters (including spaces) containing information about the candidate;
  • a nomination deposit of $80 (cash, bank cheque or postal order);
  • (optional) a recent passport-sized photograph of the candidate’s head, or head and shoulders; and
  • every candidate must have completed the online course titled Induction for prospective candidates, available at dlgsc.wa.gov.au, prior to nominating.

The Commission has developed an online system called Nomination Builder to assist candidates to complete their nomination form which includes the candidate profile. This is the preferred method of completing the nomination form and profile for elections conducted by the Commission. Candidates complete their nomination details and profile, print the completed form which has a reference number allocated and lodge it with the Returning Officer. The nomination builder can be accessed at www.elections.wa.gov.au.

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered or posted to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.


Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by contacting the Returning Officer, Julieen DUNGEY on 0447 561 488 or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.


Omar Ali Macintyre 

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Heidar Jan Koning

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Oliver John Basson

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