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Website maintenance

The AEC website is undergoing maintenance from 6pm Sunday 2 August to 6am Monday 3 August 2015 (AEST). Some web applications will also be affected.

AEC's 2016 Graduate Program

31 July 2015: Applications are now open for the AEC's 2016 Graduate Program.

New election funding rate

17 June 2015: The election funding rate from 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2015 will be 259.405 cents per eligible vote. This amount is indexed every six months in line with increases in the Consumer Price Index.

New disclosure threshold

17 June 2015: The current disclosure threshold amount from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 will be more than $13 000. This amount is indexed with effect from 1 July each year based on increases in the consumer price index.

Enrolment acknowledgment emails

8 May 2015: The AEC has commenced sending electors acknowledgement of their enrolment via email.