Election signs

Election sign

Election signs are not to be erected prior to the ‘election period’ and shall be removed within five days of the election. An election sign may be placed on an existing advertising device, for example, a billboard, which is the subject of:

Election signs on private property

Election signs may be placed temporarily on private property with the permission of the land owner unless, in a particular case, the placement of the election sign raises a significant safety concern (e.g. to persons who are lawfully using a road or public place), or the placement of the election sign has a significant amenity impact.

Election signs on state controlled roads

Election signs placed on state controlled roads must comply with the current Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland requirements:

Find out more about these requirements on the Transport and Main Roads website.

Election signs on local government controlled roads

Placement of election signs on local government controlled roads is prohibited where the signs:

Election signs on local government controlled land

Placement of election signs on local government controlled areas (parks, reserves, buildings and fences) is prohibited. 

Election signs on local government controlled land:

For more information refer to the 2.23 Election Signs Policy.

Last Updated: Monday, 15 January 2018 16:38