Being a councillor

A councillor's role is exciting, diverse and demanding. The work of a councillor is varied and often takes place in a highly passionate and political environment. It can be daunting and time consuming, but also rewarding.

Every councillor has differing interests, motivations and skills. Each councillor will make different contributions to the council and will draw their own levels of satisfaction from the outcomes.

By standing for council, you’ll have opportunities to:

  • help your community
  • improve infrastructure
  • improve local planning
  • improve amenity
  • build engaged communities.

Use the links below to find out more about what’s involved in being a councillor.

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