Queensland Local Government Elections 2016

2016 Local Government Election Information

The 2016 Local Government quadrennial elections were held Saturday 19 March 2016.

To view election information and results, please visit the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) Website


Notice of Election

Election Timetable

For further information, including final election results, please visit the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) website

Electoral Division Maps

Electoral maps are available below. Detailed Bundaberg Region interactive divisional maps are available on the ECQ site.


If you're unsure which division you're in, visit the Australian Electoral Commission website to check your enrolment by entering your name and address. You will be provided with the following information:

  • Federal Division
  • State District
  • Local Government Area
  • Local Ward/Division
Roadside Election Signage

Election Signage is covered by two separate policies/guidelines. Please see below for further detail.

Council Guidelines»

Main Roads Guidelines»

Caretaker Period Protocol for Local Government Elections

Council will enter a caretaker period prior to the March 2016 quadrennial elections. During this time, certain restrictions shall apply to Council, Councillors and Council officers to ensure the ordinary business of Council continues in a responsible, transparent and legally-compliant manner in the period leading up to an election.

This protocol has been prepared in advance of the 2016 election and will be updated prior to any future elections.

Caretaker Protocol for Government Elections»

All enquiries for the upcoming Local Government Election should be directed to the ECQ.


Crime & Corruption Commission Advice to Candidates

A joint initiative urging candidates for the 2016 local government election to run an honest campaign has been launched by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) and the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ).

Visit the CCC website to view the message to candidates