Election

2020

Local Government Quadrennial Election

Fraser Coast Regional Council

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CONFIRMED CANDIDATES – 19/02/20

Each candidate is expected to have completed mandatory training

Mayor

George Seymour

Division 1

James Hansen

Division 2

Chris Dale

Phil Truscott

Division 3

Paul Truscott

Division 4

Jamie Hoolihan

Daniel Sanderson

Division 5

Mark Andersen

Mark Spencer

Graham Taylor

Jade Wellings

Division 6

Owen Cronin

David Lewis

Richard Mott

Gerard O’Connell

Karla Reardon

Rick Whittle

Division 7

Darren Everard

Division 8

Denis Chapman

Robert Garland

Stephen Keightley

Division 9

David Lee

Chris Trevillion

Stuart Taylor

Division 10

Ed Gibson

David Norman

Zane O’Keefe

A questionnaire is currently being prepared that will be sent to all candidates for the 2020 local government quadrennial elections wanting to be elected on the Fraser Coast. All responses will be published which you may choose to use in guiding your vote.

Enrolment & Voting

Voting is compulsory in Queensland and you may be fined if you don’t vote. 

Voting is your opportunity to have your say and help shape Queensland.

Enrol to vote, or update your details here: http://www.aec.gov.au/

Alternatively, download or collect a form from Australia Post or the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).A number of special enrolment categories and enrolment forms are available for people with specific needs (i.e. no fixed address, overseas electors, special postal voters or people with privacy concerns).

For more information see: Enrolment.

Local government

In Queensland there are 77 local councils. Each council has a democratically elected local government representative who is responsible for making important decisions on services, facilities and issues impacting the local community. Some of the responsibilities of local government representatives include:

  • local roads and footpaths
  • libraries and community centres
  • parks and recreation facilities
  • garbage and recycling collections
  • town planning and building regulations.

State government

Queensland is divided into 93 state electoral districts. In a state government election you are voting for a representative who will make decisions and choices about issues that affect all Queensland residents. Some of the responsibilities of state government representatives include:

  • health, ambulance and hospital services
  • employment and education services
  • transport, planning and infrastructure
  • tourism, events and the arts
  • rural and regional development
  • family and community support and development services.