Councillors play an important community leadership role and being on a
council is a way you can make sure community perspectives are heard and
Becoming a councillor is a big decision and its important you are
aware of what your obligations and commitments will be if you are
To be able to nominate in a Western Australian local
government election, you must complete this induction. You will be asked
to declare that you have done so when completing the nomination form.
It is an offence to make false or misleading statements on the
The induction should take no longer than one hour to complete. Please
make sure you leave enough time to complete the induction so you can
lodge your nomination form before nominations close at 4:00pm on 12
You will need to make sure you press the register button at the end
of this module. If you do not do this, you will not be registered as
having completed the induction and you will not be able to declare you
have done so at the time of nomination. You should receive an email
confirming you have completed the induction when you press submit.
If you have any difficulties in completing the induction, please contact the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries via email@example.com or 61 8 9492 9762.