Elections for Brisbane City Council are held every four years and are managed by the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ).

Queensland’s local government quadrennial elections were held on Saturday 28 March 2020. There are several stages to the election process managed by ECQ. The dates for the key stages of the 2020 local government elections are listed on the ECQ website.

Election Period Policy

Council's Election Period Policy contains information about restrictions and governance arrangements which apply during the election, and the caretaker period leading up to the election.

The policy includes a voluntary code of conduct for candidates. The Chief Executive Officer invites all endorsed candidates to provide written agreement that they will follow this code during their election campaigns.

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Electoral Commission of Queensland

You can also visit the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) website to find out:

  • if you are on the electoral roll
  • your current council, state and federal electoral boundaries
  • previous election and by-election results.

Election signs

Find out what is permitted and the different requirements for putting up election signs.

Last updated:8 April 2020