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Melbourne City Council elections

Visit our dedicated elections website​Opens in new tab for information about the 2024 Melbourne City Council elections.

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You'​ll find detailed information about the Melbourne City Council elections process, whether you’re eligible to vote and how to enrol to vote. 

The Melbourne City Council elections will take place on 26 October by postal vote.

This is your chance to have your say by voting for your preferred candidate to represent you at Council.

Find out more on our elections website

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our acknowledgement

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The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we govern, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong / Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin and pays respect to their Elders past and present. 


We acknowledge and honour the unbroken spiritual, cultural and political connection they have maintained to this unique place for more than 2000 generations.

We accept the invitation in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and are committed to walking together to build a better future.