Election signs

An election sign is a sign which encourages a person to vote for a particular political candidate, political party, referenda or matter relating to any Federal, State, or Local Government election, however, excludes bumper stickers.

The following is a guide in respect to the placement of election signs:

  • An election sign may be erected on private property, with the approval of the owner prior to the erection of the sign.
  • An election sign, no larger than 0.75 square metres in area per property, may be erected on private property with the exemption of a corner  property which may display one sign facing each thoroughfare of the corner.
  • Election signs should be erected no more than 28 days prior to the election and should be removed as soon as possible after the election to which it relates.
  • Election signs or posters may be erected at the place of an election rally, meeting or polling place as approved by the Returning Officer for the election.

The City prohibits the placement of election signs in any street or verge or on local government property including parks or reserves.

For further information please contact City Rangers on 1300 655 860.