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Inverell Councillor Briefing Sessions

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Politics, Community | 0 comments

Inverell Shire Council will be conducting a briefing session this evening for prospective candidates to gain a better understanding of the role of Councillor, ahead of the NSW Local Government elections on Saturday 14 September.

The Pre-election Candidate Briefing session will be held from 6 to 9.30pm at Council’s Administration Building in Otho St and will be facilitated by Michael McMahon and supported by Council and Local Government NSW.

The candidate briefing sessions will focus on these key areas including the benefits and importance of local government, understanding the role of council and the role of councillor, a typical council structure, challenges of the role and how to meet them, the importance of diverse representation on council, importance of speaking out on key issues and how to do this confidently, meeting procedures and rules of debate, and the support available including information and networks.

Potential candidates are also encouraged to make an appointment with Council’s General Manager Brett McInnes to further understand the role of a Councillor by phoning 6728 8206.

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