Council Elections

Local Government Elections

Local Government elections are held every four years. The next election will be held in November 2018.

Council is not required to hold supplementary elections for vacancies that may occur after 1 January of a periodic election year.

Local Government elections provide an opportunity to elect representatives who aspire, through the decisions they will be empowered to make on behalf of the community, to contribute to effective Local Government.

How to Enrol to Vote in Council Elections

Rolls close on Friday 10 August 2018

In order to nominate as a candidate or to vote at the Council elections in November this year, you must be on either the House of Assembly electoral roll or Council’s voters roll.

House of Assembly 

You can enrol online on the Electoral Commission of South Australia’s website at or pick up a form from the Post Office.

City of Mitcham’s Voters Roll

If you are an owner or an occupier of a property in the City of Mitcham and you are currently not registered on the State Electoral Roll then you will need to fill out an application form and submit it to Council to be added to the Voters Roll for Council Elections. 

To register complete the correct application form which applies to you:

For further information visit Electoral Commission SA or call the City of Mitcham on 8372 8888.

Election Signs and Caretaker Policies

Candidates' Questions

All questions asked by candidates and prospective candidates, together with the answers provided by the Administration, are available here.

All material on this website is authorised by Matthew Pears, Chief Executive Officer, City of Mitcham, 131 Belair Road, Torrens Park SA 5062.

Contact Us

Tel 08 8372 8888

Fax 08 8372 8101

Email Us

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Locate Us

PO Box 21

Mitcham Shopping Centre

Torrens Park SA 5062

131 Belair Road

Torrens Park SA 5062

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