Election and referendum signs

An election sign is a temporary adverting device advocating for or against the election of a candidate or candidates, or a registered political party in respect of a:

  • Commonwealth Government election campaign
  • State Government election campaign
  • Brisbane City Council election campaign.

A referendum sign is a temporary advertising device advocating for or against a Bill of the Queensland Government or the Commonwealth Government or a question the subject of a writ that affects the Constitution of the Commonwealth or the Constitution of Queensland.

These signs include election and referendum signs with an electronic display component, and a mobile vehicle election or referendum sign.

Election signs and referendum signs that meet the requirements prescribed in the Permitted Advertising Devices Designation (Word - 3.5Mb) are permitted advertising devices and do not require Council approval.

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