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State Election

The Western Australia Electoral Commission has advised that the next State Election will be held on 8 March 2025. 

In the case that a current Elected Member of the City of Perth runs as a candidate in the State Election, under the Local Government Act 1995, they may continue to hold their office on the City of Perth Council and undertake the duties of that role until they are declared elected as a member of the Parliament (section 2.20 of the Local Government Act 1995).

Following election to Parliament a vacancy on Council will occur when the Elected Member – 

  • resigns, or
  • advises or accepts that they are disqualified (Under section 2.20 of the Local Government Act 1995) or
  • is declared to be disqualified by the State Administrative Tribunal 

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