Being an Elected Member gives you an opportunity to contribute to the community and influence decisions that shape the future of Mandurah.
The City of Mandurah encourages people from diverse backgrounds to nominate for election. For more information about running for election please visit the WAEC website www.elections.wa.gov.au.
The role of an Elected Member is set out under section 2.10 of the Local Government Act 1995:
- Represents the interests of electors, ratepayers and residents;
- Provides leadership and guidance to the community;
- Facilitates communication between the community and the Council;
- Participates in the Local Government’s decision-making processes at Council and Committee meetings; and
- Performs other functions given to a Councillor by the Act.
To enable Elected Members to effectively represent the community and carry out their role equitable allowances and reimbursements of out of pocket expenses are supported by the City. Such allowances are paid in accordance with the provisions of the Salaries and Allowances Act 1975.