As Tamworth heads to the ballots this weekend to decide the future of the Tamworth Regional Council, this is your guide to in-person voting locations in and around the region.
Local Government elections are held on the second Saturday of September every four years, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was postponed in 2020. With an over 90% fully vaccinated population in NSW, the election will go ahead this Saturday December 4th.
Locals are reminded to follow COVID-safe rules and to wear a mask at all indoor settings, with voting starting at 8am at all locations with polling closing at 6pm.
Attunga Public School; Attunga Street
Barraba Bicentennial Centre; Bridge Street
Bendemeer Public School; 17-27 Charles Street
Dungowan Community Hall; Ogunbil Road
Duri Public Hall; Phillip Street
Kootingal Public School; Denman Avenue
Manilla Town Hall; Manilla Street
Nemingha Public School; 145 Nundle Road
Nundle Public School; 93-95 Jenkins Street
Somerton Public School; Milkmaid Street
Timbumburi Public School; Kia Ora Road
Carinya Christian School; Boronia Drive
Coledale Community Centre; 2B Kenny Drive
Mary Help Of Christians Hall; 78-94 Hillvue Road
Mccarthy Catholic College Tamworth; Tribe Street,
Moore Creek Fire Shed; 1019 Upper Moore Creek Road
Oxley Vale Public School; Manilla Road
Peel High School Multi-Purpose Centre; 88 Gunnedah Road
Tamworth Community Centre; Darling Street
Tamworth High School; Jean Street
Tamworth Public School; Napier Street
Tamworth Southside Uniting Church Hall; 426-440 Goonoo Goonoo Road
Tamworth West Public School; Denne Street
Westdale Public School; Marathon Street
Woolbrook Public School; Church Street
Residents will be voting to elect 9 councillors to represent the Tamworth community, with the elected group announcing a mayor and deputy mayor at their first meeting in January 2022.
For a full list of candidates visit: https://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/Elections/Local-government-elections/Local-Government-Elections-2021/Candidates/Tamworth/Tamworth