Becoming an elected council member forum
A free forum for people with a disability considering standing for local council
Recorded on Mon 7th Aug 2023
Are you passionate about your local community? Learn more about the role and responsibilities of a local government councillor in this free, practical forum for potential candidates.

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is hosting a free forum for people with disability who may be interested in nominating for local government council this year, or in future elections.

Hear from the Minister for Local Government, Hon David Michael MLA and a panel that includes current and former councillors with lived experience of disability.

Topics will include:
• Local government election process
• Campaign tips and potential pitfalls
• Support, resources, workplace adjustments and accessibility

The session will include time for attendees to ask the panel questions or address specific feedback.