Candidate forms and handbooks

You can find out more about the nomination process by reading a candidate handbook.


Scrutineers are people who are appointed to observe election activities on behalf of a candidate. This includes ballot paper issuing and vote counting.

To find out more about the role and responsibilities of a scrutineer, read the following handbook.

Candidates must appoint scrutineers in writing by completing the following form:

Previous election handbooks

For an indication of the contents in a candidate handbook, please see the below previous handbooks. These were current at the time of the election and may not reflect changes to legislation.

Previous election handbooks