Whale watching, pristine beaches Exmouth Western Australia

Councillors

New team: Outgoing Commissioner Ian Fletcher (left) and CEO Cameron Woods (far right) welcome Cr Mark Lucas ,Cr Gavin Penfold, Cr Heather Lake, Cr Ben Dixon, Deputy Shire President Gary Mounsey and Shire President Matt Niikkula.

Position

Name

Contact Info

Shire President

Cr Matthew Niikkula

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0419 216 695

Email: cr.niikkula@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Deputy Shire President

Cr Gary Mounsey

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0408 368 258

Email: cr.mounsey@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Councillor

Ben Dixon

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0427 547 627

Email: cr.dixon@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Councillor

Mark Lucas

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0439 494 481

Email: cr.lucas@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Councillor

Heather Lake

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0429 491 663

Email: cr.lake@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Councillor

Gavin Penfold

Postal: PO Box 21 Exmouth 6707

Phone: (08) 9949 3000

Mobile: 0428 011 077

Email: cr.penfold@exmouth.wa.gov.au

Local Government Elections

Local government ordinary elections are held every two years in October. The next ordinary local government election will be held on 19 October 2019.

Who is eligible to vote?

People who own or occupy property within a local government district, are eligible to vote.

Enrolment is compulsory for all Western Australians who:

  • Are aged 18 years and over;
  • Are Australian Citizens; and
  • Have lived at their current address for at least one month

You can check your enrolment details by contacting the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 08 9214 0400 or online at www.elections.wa.gov.au.

Register to be on the local government electoral roll

All residents who are enrolled on the State Electoral Roll are automatically enrolled on the corresponding local government roll.

People who own or occupy property within the local government district can contact their local government to be included on the roll as an owner/occupier. To register for enrolment on the Shire of Exmouth roll contact the Shire on 9949 3000.

Want to know more?

Download the guide, Thinking of Becoming a Councillor, for further information or contact the Executive Secretary at the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

For further information on Local Government Elections and Candidate Nomination Information please visit the below websites:

Western Australian Electoral Commission - Local Government Elections

Department of Local Government and Communities - Elections