Get on the electoral roll to have your say

Get on the electoral roll to have your say

Monday, 12 July 2021

On Saturday 4 December the Penrith community will elect 15 people to represent them as Councillors for the next three years.

To have your say, you must be on the NSW Electoral Roll.

Candidates in the upcoming election will be announced by Council’s election services provider, the Australian Election Company, in early November.

Once you are on the Electoral Roll, voting is compulsory and fines apply if you fail to vote. Absentee voting is not an option at local elections, so if you won’t be in Penrith on election day you must request a postal vote or make a pre-poll vote.

It is important to remember that Penrith is made up of three wards – North, South and East – and you must vote in your ward. Polling places will be open at local schools and community halls from 8am to 6pm on election day. To find out your ward, where you can vote or how to enrol to vote, go to

Information contained within this news release was correct as at Monday, 12 July 2021.