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Elections

Find information about elections, voting and how to enrol to vote for state and federal elections.

Australian Election Portal

Provides links to the electoral enrolment form and the electoral authorities of the Commonwealth, states and territories.

Electoral Council of Australia & New Zealand

About the Commonwealth electoral roll

Provides information on the electoral roll including where you can view the e-roll, use of e-roll by political parties and candidates and supply of elector information.

Australian Electoral Commission

Annual Returns

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Registered political parties and their state or territory branches and associated entities are required to lodge an annual return with the AEC of donations received and debts outstanding. Annual disclosure returns are made available for public inspection from the first working day in February.

Australian Electoral Commission

Australian Electoral Commission

Responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums and maintaining the Commonwealth electoral roll. Also provides a range of electoral information and education programs and activities.

Australian Electoral Commission

Contact your local member

You can search for your local member by name, postcode or electorate, Members homepages provide parliamentary and electorate address and contact details.
You can also browse all current members by electorate, party, gender, surname or state.

Parliament of Australia

Election Costings 2016

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During the caretaker period for a general election the Treasury and the Department of Finance may be requested to cost election commitments.

Department of Finance

Election Returns

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Candidates, unendorsed Senate groups and Senate groups endorsed by more than one registered political party must disclose donations and electoral expenditure incurred. Election disclosure returns are made available for public inspection 24 weeks after polling day.

Australian Electoral Commission

Enrol to vote

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You can complete the enrol online form to enrol or to get back on the electoral roll. By completing the one form, you will be enrolled to vote in Commonwealth, state/territory and local government elections.

Australian Electoral Commission

Find my electorate and local member

Use this search to find which electorate you live in, see who your local Member is, find your nearest polling place on Election Day and look at a profile and Map of your electorate. A search will bring up a link to your local federal electorate; click on the 'more information' link to find your local member and his party.

Australian Electoral Commission

Frequently asked questions about elections, voting, enrolment

Covers enrolment obligations, voting in federal elections, how elections are conducted, electors obligations, changing the electoral boundaries, etc.

Australian Electoral Commission

Overseas electors

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Overseas or going overseas? Australian Electoral Commission page providing comprehensive information and forms for overseas voters.

Australian Electoral Commission

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