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So you want to be a Councillor?

Ever wondered about the benefits and importance of Local Government, challenges of the role and the importance of diverse representation on Council?

On Saturday 4 September 2021, 128 local councils in NSW will hold elections.

To assist candidates to prepare, Clarence Valley Council is hosting Candidate Briefings. The briefing will assist anyone interested in becoming a Councillor to gain a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of an elected member of Council.

Find out more and book your spot by going to