|30 June 2012||End of Disclosure Period for EFA purposes|
|30 July 2012||Nominations open for Candidates|
|8 August 2012 (12 Noon)||Close of Nominations for Candidates|
|8 August 2012 (5pm)||Close of Candidate Registration for EFA Purposes|
|8 September 2012||Election Day|
|30 June 2013*||End of Disclosure Period for EFA Purposes
*For those who register prior to 1 July 2012, disclosure will also be required for the period ending 30 June 2012
|1 July to 22 September 2012||Disclosure of Political Donations and Electoral Expenditure due (30 June 2013)|
The EFA attended and presented at 79 candidate seminars in May, June and July 2012. Please click the link below for the presentations and FAQ's.
The following documents provide information for candidates and official agents for the Local Government elections 2012. These documents should be read in conjunction with the Funding and Disclosure Guide, Local Government elections 2012 (pdf) and the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Act 1981 (External website).
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|Register as a candidate||How to||Fact Sheet||Form|
|Register as a group of candidates||How to||Fact Sheet||Form|
|Appoint an official agent||How to||Fact Sheet||Form (For a candidate) Form (For a Group)|
|Become an official agent||How to||Fact Sheet||Form (For a candidate) Form (For a Group)|
|Open a campaign account||How to||Fact Sheet|
|Accept a political donation||How to||Fact Sheet|
|Make Payments for Electoral Expenditure||How to||Fact Sheet|
The Division of Local Government has provided resources for those wishing to become a councillor; please visit the following links for more information: