2021 Council Elections
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current Public Health Orders impacting Greater Sydney, the NSW Government has announced that the Local Government elections have been postponed to Saturday 4 December 2021.
Voting is compulsory for people enrolled in the City of Ryde Local Government Area.
Local election work opportunities
Expressions of interest are now open to work at the elections in December. There are positions available during the election period and on election day itself. More information, including position descriptions, pay rates, and the link to apply, can be found on the NSW Electoral Commission website.
To find out which Ward you're in, search for you address on our online map or see the PDF maps below:
If you're a resident of the City of Ryde, you can check your enrolment details are up to date with the Australian Electoral Commission.
Become a Councillor
If you're passionate about what happens in your local community, becoming a Councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.
For more information on how to become a Councillor please see the Office of Local Government website.
City of Ryde Constitutional Referendum
On Saturday 4 December 2021, in conjunction with the Council Elections, City of Ryde will hold a constitutional referendum on the following:
Do you support a popularly elected Mayor where the voters of the City of Ryde elect the Mayor for a four (4) year term, thereby adopting a thirteen (13) Councillor model (including the Mayor)?
Voting is compulsory for all residents on the Electoral Roll.
To find out more about the election, key dates and to sign up for election reminders, visit the NSW Electoral Commission website.