Council Elections

The next Queensland Local Government election will be held on Saturday 16 March 2024, conducted by the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ).

For information on polling booths across the Region please visit the ECQ website

Candidate Information

A list of candidates for Rockhampton Regional Council can be found here. 

Information for prospective candidates can be found here

Election Signage 

It is important that candidates are familiar with the election signage laws within the Rockhampton Regional Council area. Please refer to Council's Election Signage Fact Sheet(PDF, 419KB)

Local Government Elections

In the Rockhampton Region, voters elect one Mayor, and vote for a Councillor to represent the Division in which they live. There are seven Divisions in the Rockhampton Region. If you are unsure which Council division you reside in, please feel free to contact Council's Customer Service on 07 4932 9000.

The current elected members for Rockhampton Regional Council are listed here

Information for voters, candidate nominations, and the 2024 election timetable can be found on the ECQ website

Election counts and results will be published on the ECQ website. 

Local Government in Queensland

Local governments in Queensland are guided by the Local Government Act 2009 which came into operation from 1 July 2010. The State Government Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning oversee this legislation. For more information please visit the Department website