Australian Electoral Commission

Federal, state and territory election dates from 1946 to the present

Updated: 21 January 2014

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Election dates
Year Date Election
1946 28 September Federal
1946 23 November Tasmania
1947 08 March South Australia
1947 15 March Western Australia
1947 03 May New South Wales
1947 03 May Queensland
1947 08 November Victoria
1948 21 August Tasmania
1949 10 December Federal
1950 04 March South Australia
1950 25 March Western Australia
1950 29 April Queensland
1950 06 May Tasmania
1950 13 May Victoria
1950 17 June New South Wales
1951 28 April Federal
1952 06 December Victoria
1953 14 February New South Wales
1953 14 February Western Australia
1953 07 March Queensland
1953 07 March South Australia
1953 9 May Federal - Senate
1954 29 May Federal - House of Reps.
1955 19 February Tasmania
1955 28 May Victoria
1955 10 December Federal
1956 03 March New South Wales
1956 03 March South Australia
1956 07 April Western Australia
1956 19 May Queensland
1956 13 October Tasmania
1957 03 August Queensland
1958 31 May Victoria
1958 22 November Federal
1959 07 March South Australia
1959 21 March New South Wales
1959 21 March Western Australia
1959 02 May Tasmania
1960 28 May Queensland
1961 15 July Victoria
1961 09 December Federal
1962 03 March New South Wales
1962 03 March South Australia
1962 31 March Western Australia
1963 01 June Queensland
1963 30 November Federal - House of Reps.
1964 02 February Tasmania
1964 27 June Victoria
1964 05 December Federal - Senate
1965 20 February Western Australia
1965 06 March South Australia
1965 01 May New South Wales
1966 28 May Queensland
1966 26 November Federal - House of Reps.
1967 20 April Victoria
1967 25 November Federal - Senate
1968 24 February New South Wales
1968 02 March South Australia
1968 23 March Western Australia
1969 10 February Tasmania
1969 17 May Queensland
1969 25 October Federal - House of Reps.
1970 30 May Victoria
1970 30 May South Australia
1970 21 November Federal - Senate
1971 13 February New South Wales
1971 20 February Western Australia
1972 22 April Tasmania
1972 27 May Queensland
1972 02 December Federal - House of Reps.
1973 10 March South Australia
1973 19 May Victoria
1973 17 November New South Wales
1974 30 March Western Australia
1974 18 May Federal
1974 07 December Queensland
1975 12 July South Australia
1975 13 December Federal
1976 20 March Victoria
1976 01 May New South Wales
1976 11 December Tasmania
1977 19 February Western Australia
1977 17 September South Australia
1977 12 November Queensland
1977 10 December Federal
1978 07 October New South Wales
1979 05 May Victoria
1979 28 July Tasmania
1979 15 September South Australia
1980 23 February Western Australia
1980 07 June Northern Territory
1980 18 October Federal
1980 29 November Queensland
1981 19 September New South Wales
1982 03 April Victoria
1982 15 May Tasmania
1982 06 November South Australia
1983 19 February Western Australia
1983 05 March Federal
1983 22 October Queensland
1983 03 December Northern Territory
1984 24 March New South Wales
1984 01 December Federal
1985 02 March Victoria
1985 07 December South Australia
1986 08 February Western Australia
1986 08 February Tasmania
1986 01 November Queensland
1987 07 March Northern Territory
1987 11 July Federal
1988 19 March New South Wales
1988 01 October Victoria
1989 04 February Western Australia
1989 04 March Australian Capital Territory
1989 13 May Tasmania
1989 25 November South Australia
1989 02 December Queensland
1990 24 March Federal
1990 27 October Northern Territory
1991 25 May New South Wales
1992 01 February Tasmania
1992 15 February Australian Capital Territory
1992 19 September Queensland
1992 3 October Victoria
1993 06 February Western Australia
1993 13 March Federal
1993 11 December South Australia
1994 04 June Northern Territory
1995 18 February Australian Capital Territory
1995 25 March New South Wales
1995 15 July Queensland
1996 24 February Tasmania
1996 02 March Federal
1996 30 March Victoria
1996 14 December Western Australia
1997 30 August Northern Territory
1997 11 October South Australia
1998 21 February Australian Capital Territory
1998 13 June Queensland
1998 29 August Tasmania
1998 03 October Federal
1999 27 March New South Wales
1999 18 September Victoria
2001 10 February Western Australia
2001 17 February Queensland
2001 18 August Northern Territory
2001 20 October Australian Capital Territory
2001 10 November Federal
2002 09 February South Australia
2002 20 July Tasmania
2002 30 November Victoria
2003 22 March New South Wales
2004 07 February Queensland
2004 09 October Federal
2004 16 October Australian Capital Territory
2005 26 February Western Australia
2005 18 June Northern Territory
2006 18 March South Australia
2006 18 March Tasmania
2006 09 September Queensland
2006 25 November Victoria
2007 24 March New South Wales
2007 24 November Federal
2008 9 August Northern Territory
2008 6 September Western Australia
2008 18 October Australian Capital Territory
2009 21 March Queensland
2010 20 March South Australia
2010 20 March Tasmania
2010 21 August Federal
2010 27 November Victoria
2011 26 March New South Wales
2012 24 March Queensland
2012 25 August Northern Territory
2012 20 October Australian Capital Territory
2013 9 March Western Australia
2013 7 September Federal
2014 15 March South Australia
2014 15 March Tasmania