Motions and Voting

  • What is the deadline for submitting motions?

    To allow preparation of the Business Paper before the conference, members are asked to submit their motions by Friday 15 September 2023. In line with the LGNSW rules, the latest date motions will be accepted for inclusion in the Conference Business Paper is Sunday 15 October 2023.

    Should you require assistance with submitting motions please email or call 02 9242 4082.


  • How do I nominate as a voting delegate?

    Members can advise the names of nominated voting delegates (for motions and the Board election) during the event registration process. If you are a voting delegate you must be registered through your council’s Group Coordinator via the Group Registration Portal before 5pm AEDT Friday 27 October 2023.

  • How do I change a nominated voting delegate?

    Should you need to change your voting delegate(s) for motions, substitutions can be made in accordance with rule 34(b) of the LGNSW rules by filling in the Substitute Delegate Form and emailing it to

    If you require assistance with this process, please contact Isaac Mann on (02) 9242 4148 or email him. LGNSW staff will be available at the Conference to assist.

    There are no substitutions for voting in the Board election, however, nominated voting delegates can appoint a proxy. The proxy (or absentee voting) form will be available from the Australian Electoral Commission in due course.

  • Will there be a LGNSW Board election?

    Yes. A Board election will be held at the 2023 Annual Conference on Monday 13 November. The Board election will be administered by the Australian Electoral Commission and AEC rules apply.


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