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Resources for Candidates in the 2024 Buloke Shire Council Elections

Resources for Candidates in the 2024 Buloke Shire Council Elections

The Victorian Electoral Commission website, the Local Government Victoria website and the Buloke Shire Council website will be progressively updated in the lead up to the 2024 election.

Mandatory Candidate Training

Local Government Victoria and the Victorian Electoral Commission require people to meet certain eligibility criteria in order to become a council election candidate.  This includes undertaking a mandatory candidate training session provided by the Victorian Government.

Stand for Council - MAV

Hosted by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV), there are two sessions which residents of Buloke Shire Council who are considering nominating as a candidate for the 2024 Council Election can attend in either person or online. These sessions will provide prospective candidates with information about the role and purpose of Local Government, the responsibilities and expectations of a Councillor, and the electoral process.

Session 1: Wednesday 17 July in Bendigo  
Session 2: Wednesday 7 August in Swan Hill 


Click here to register.


A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to participants once registered for a session.
Buloke Shire Council also plans to conduct similar sessions for prospective candidates at;

  • Birchip
  • Charlton
  • Donald
  • Sea Lake
  • Wycheproof

Dates and times for these events will be published in the coming weeks. To register your interest email us at