City of Adelaide - Central Ward

Due to the resignation of a member of the Council, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Central Ward.


Event Date
Roll close 5pm, Friday 28 February 2020
Opening of nominations Thursday 26 March 2020
Nominations close 12 noon, Thursday 9 April 2020
Dispatch of ballot material to electors Tuesday 21 April 2020 to Monday 27 April 2020
Close of voting (Polling Day) 12 noon, Monday 11 May 2020
Scrutiny and count TBA

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closed at 5pm on Friday 28 February 2020.


Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.

The nomination period for the vacancy of Councillor for Central Ward opened Thursday 26 March 2020 and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 9 April 2020.

If you are interested in nominating, nomination kits are available from the Council Customer Centre at 25 Pirie Street, Adelaide. Before visiting the Council please first contact the Council Liaison Officer: 

You can also download electronic copies of the relevant forms and guides below. 

To submit your nomination form electronically, you need to print the relevant form, sign it, scan it and email it to Electoral.Commissioner@sa.gov.au along with your profile statement and photograph (optional) by no later than 12 noon, Thursday 9 April 2020.

 Please note that if you choose to submit a photo you must write a statement on the back with the words ‘This is a photograph of <your name> taken within the past 12 months’, and also sign the back of the photo. 


Before completing a nomination form you are strongly encouraged to review the following handbook and the requirements for profiles and photographs:

You can also view a recorded video guide that has been produced to assist intending candidates for the City of Adelaide:

 The Local Government Association of South Australia has prepared a guide with general information about the role of local government and councillors:

Nomination forms

 If you intend to nominate as an elector in your own right you must complete and lodge LG33:

If you intend to nominate as a nominee of a Body Corporate you must complete and lodge LG34:

If you intend to nominate as a nominee of a group you must complete and lodge LG35:

Please note that late nominations cannot be accepted. It is strongly recommended that your lodge your nomination early to allow time to rectify any potential problems. 

Information in other languages

Electoral Commission SA is committed to ensuring that all South Australian electors understand how to enrol and vote at state elections. Electors who do not speak English well may require extra assistance to engage in the electoral process. 

In the following pages, information about how to vote at council elections is available in 21 languages. 





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If your language is not listed here, or if you would like more information, please call us through an interpreter. 

Phone the Translating and Interpreting Services on 131 450 and ask them to them contact Electoral Commission SA on 1300 655 232. This is a free service.

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