Councils can download a copy of the post-election statutory requirements checklist and calendar (DOC, 1MB) to assist with their post-election processes.

The checklist covers mandatory legislative requirements and administrative actions necessary during the initial period of the new local government term, up to and including the adoption of Council budgets. It includes information regarding Councillor handovers, meeting requirements post-election and appointment requirements, making it easier for Councils to comply with legislative requirements in a timely manner.

Regulation changes for meetings

On Thursday 26 March 2020 the Governor in Council approved the Local Government Electoral (2020 Quadrennial Election) Regulation 2020. This included the following temporary changes to both the Local Government Regulation 2012 and the City of Brisbane Regulation 2012:

Read the message from Director-General Warwick Agnew about Regulation changes for Council meetings (PDF, 445KB).

Coronavirus information

For up-to-date information and to find official sources for COVID-19 public messaging, please read the message from Director-General Warwick Agnew about Official sources for COVID-19 public messaging (PDF, 445KB).

Caretaker period information

Until ECQ declares election results


Local Disaster Management Group

After the conclusion of the election

Post-election meeting

More information

For more information, view the local government resources page, or contact your nearest regional office of the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs.