Elections resources

Council election donation returns 

Section 307 (3) of the Local Government Act 2020 requires the Chief Executive Officer to make a summary of each election campaign donation return to be available on Council’s website. Noting that section 308 (2) requires this summary to be available on the website until the close of the roll for the next general election in 2024.

Please find attached a summary document of the Council election donation returns(PDF, 172KB).

Election period policy

On 14 November 2023, Council adopted the Hobsons Bay Election Period Policy as per section 69 of the Local Government Act 2020. Section 69 requires Council to include an election period policy in its governance rules. The policy sets out procedures to be applied by Council during the election period for a general election.

View the election period policy here.

Additional resources 

Council Plan

Financial Plan

Asset Plan

Revenue and Rating Plan

Annual Report

Annual Budget

Governance rules

Councillor Code of Conduct

Fraud and Corruption Framework

Election signage advice(PDF, 348KB)