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City of Sydney elections - are you eligible?

Elections are coming up this September for the City of Sydney. If you or your corporation (including partnerships) own, occupy or lease rateable property in the City of Sydney, you may be eligible to register to vote in the elections. 

More information on eligibility can be found online here on the City of Sydney website. The City of Sydney also updated its guidelines in September 2020 on how they interpret the legislative eligibility requirements - they can be accessed here

The NSW Society of Labor Lawyers is proud to be supporting Cr Linda Scott in this year's local council elections. Cr Scott is Labor's candidate for Lord Mayor, a serving City of Sydney Councillor, and a former deputy Lord Mayor. As a proven progressive leader, she will be a strong Labor voice for Sydney's future. You can find out more about Cr Scott's campaign at

If you meet the eligibility criteria to register you should apply online on the City of Sydney website. 

All applications to be on the electoral roll need to be received by Monday 28 June 2021 to ensure eligibility to vote in the 2021 elections. We encourage you to register as soon as possible to make sure your eligibility is assessed.

As members and supporters of the Society, we hope that you can join us in supporting Cr Scott's campaign for Lord Mayor. Make sure you check your eligibility to register if you do business in the City of Sydney local government area.  

If you have any difficulty registering for the election please contact us at [email protected] and we will put you in contact with the City of Sydney campaign. 

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