Election results

Council’s inaugural election was held on Saturday, 9 September, with Murrumbidgee Ward the only Ward required to vote, with six nominations for the three Councillor vacancies.

The Jerilderie and Murrumbidgee East Wards were uncontested.

On Wednesday, 13 September at 6pm the Returning Officer officially announced the nine Councillors elected for Murrumbidgee Council:

Murrumbidgee Ward

Phil Wells

Robert Curphey

Gavin Gilbert

Jerilderie Ward (Uncontested)

Faith Bryce

Ruth McRae

Gaila Smith

Murrumbidgee East Ward (Uncontested)

Robert Black

Christine Chirgwin

Austin Evans

The first meeting of the new Council will be held on Thursday, 21 September, when the Councillors will be sworn in and the Mayor and Deputy Mayor will be elected. 

View the final results for Murrumbidgee Council 2017 Local Government Election:


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Becoming a Councillor

Local Government Elections are held every 4 years with the election of 9 Councillors for Murrumbidgee Council.

Councillor Disclosures

All local government candidates and groups have obligations under the Election Funding and Disclosures Act 1981 (the Act).