The following international guests visited for the supplementary election in the Division of Newcastle.
|Apia||Western Samoa||113||Mexico City||Mexico||77|
|Auckland||New Zealand||1 204||Mumbai||India||73|
|Bandar Seri Begawan||Brunei||166||Nairobi||Kenya||81|
|Beijing||China||603||New York||USA||1 350|
|Buenos Aires||Argentina||128||Port Louis||Mauritius||135|
|Butterworth||Malaysia||66||Port Moresby||Papua New Guinea||802|
|Cape Town||South Africa||119||Pretoria||South Africa||125|
|Colombo||Sri Lanka||327||Riyadh||Saudi Arabia||304|
|Dubai||United Arab Emirates||131||Santiago||Chile||301|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Vietnam||734||Taipei||Taiwan||892|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong||10 680||Tarawa||Kiribati||47|
|London||UK||20 690||Washington DC||USA||1 173|
|Los Angeles||USA||620||Wellington||New Zealand||634|
|Advertising||8 721 799|
|Election Statistics & Results||59 738|
|Elector Leaflet||1 463 302|
|Public Info Materials & support||1 300 372|
|Ballot paper production & associated printing||2 626 005|
|Cardboard Equipment Production||2 623 240|
|Certified Lists||898 885|
|Computer Support Services||8 924|
|Corporate Services Administration||40 634|
|Divisional Offices||36 741 628|
|Forms & Equipment||1 918 721|
|Funding & Disclosure||29 439|
|National Tally Room||351 548|
|Operational Administration||1 006 373|
|Overseas Voting||363 317|
|Payment System||26 189|
|Resources Monitoring||48 184|
|Scanning Centre||348 989|
|Senate Scrutiny||911 667|
|Storage & Distribution||9 413|
|Training of Polling Officials||779 084|
|Election Allowances||726 744|
|SUB-TOTAL||61 004 584|
|Public Election Funding||33 920 787|
|TOTAL||94 925 371|
Based on the number of electors at the Close of Rolls, the expenditure per elector was $5.06 (excluding public funding) or $7.87 (including public funding).
|Average Cost per elector||$||$||$||$||$||$|
|Constant Prices (Dec 1984 Base)||3.13||3.05||2.68||2.54||2.87||2.80|
|Constant Prices (Mar 1998 Base)||5.65||5.51||4.84||4.58||5.18||5.06|
The following publications were available during the 1998 federal election:
A concise information pamphlet for people interested in standing as a candidate in the Senate or House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament.
A handbook designed to assist candidates standing for election for the Senate and House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament. It explains in detail those aspects of electoral law which relate directly to candidates.
A handbook designed as an information aid for scrutineers at federal elections. It explains in detail those aspects of electoral law which relate directly to scrutineers.
A regular background on electoral issues and events. The following titles are specific to the 1998 federal election:
A consolidated set of maps and profiles of Australia's 148 electoral divisions including data from the 1996 census. A joint AEC/Parliamentary Research Service publication.
Full-colour map showing the electoral boundaries following the redistributions in Western Australia, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory. These were the boundaries at the 1998 federal election.
A guide to assist the media and others on election night. It comprises background information on the election and user manual for the AEC's computerised election night system.
Backgrounders are published for the general information of people interested in electoral issues. They present and analyse the issues on various topics, but do not promote a particular position of represent legal advice. The following backgrounders are available:
This handbook is intended as a useful reference for party officers and others involved with the election funding and financial disclosure provisions of the Act.
This handbook is intended as a useful reference for candidates and Senate groups on the election funding and financial disclosure provisions of the Act.
This handbook is to assist persons having to complete disclosure returns for third parties.
Broadcasters and Publishers
This is a guide for broadcasters and publishers required to submit returns under the disclosure provisions of the Act.
The following publications are being published on the conduct and results of the 1998 federal election.
Colour-coded map showing which party won which division. Also contains the names of Members and Senators following the 1998 elections.
1998 Electoral Pocket Book (forthcoming)
The complete – but concise – compendium of federal election facts and figures from federation to the 1998 federal election.
The behind the scenes story of the conduct of the 1998 federal election and summary of results.
The election statistics series is the official publication of the results of the 1998 half-Senate and House of Representatives election. The statistics published in five printed volumes contain national, State/Territory and divisional summary results. Detailed polling place results are available on the CD-ROM.
AEC publications are available on the AEC Internet web site at www.aec.gov.au.
|Electoral Commissioner||PO Box E201 KINGSTON ACT 2604
Ph: (02) 6271 4411 Fx: (02) 6271 4556
|Central Office West Block Offices
Queen Victoria Terrace PARKES ACT 2600
|Australian Electoral Officer for New South Wales||PO Box K778 HAYMARKET NSW 2000
Ph: (02) 9375 6333 Fx: (02) 9281 9378
|6th Floor Roden Cutler House
24 Campbell St SYDNEY NSW 2000
|Australian Electoral Officer for Victoria||GPO Box 768G MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Ph: (03) 9285 7171 Fx: (03) 9285 7167
|Level 22 Casselden Place
2 Lonsdale St MELBOURNE VIC 3001
|Australian Electoral Officer for Queensland||GPO Box 2590 BRISBANE QLD 4001
Ph: (07) 3834 3400 Fx: (07) 3832 3058
|488 Queen St BRISBANE QLD 4000|
|Australian Electoral Officer for Western Australia||PO Box 781 VICTORIA PARK WA 6979
Ph: (08) 9470 7299 Fx: (08) 9472 3551
|28 Thorogood St BURSWOOD WA 6100|
|Australian Electoral Officer for South Australia||GPO Box 344 ADELAIDE SA 5001
Ph: (08) 8237 6555 Fx: (08) 8231 2664
|9th Floor, AMP Building
1 King William St ADELAIDE SA 5000
|Australian Electoral Officer for Tasmania||GPO Box 520E HOBART TAS 7001
Ph: (03) 6235 0500 Fx: (03) 6234 4268
|8th Floor AMP Building
86 Collins St HOBART TAS 7000
|Australian Electoral Officer for the Northern Territory||GPO Box 21 DARWIN NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8981 1477 Fx: (08) 8981 7964
|9th Floor AANT Building
79–81 Smith St DARWIN NT 0800
AEC Divisional offices can be contacted on 13 23 26. Addresses can be found in the White Pages Telephone Directory under 'Australian Electoral Commission' of by contacting the appropriate State or Territory Head Office.
For more information on the federal electoral process contact any of the above AEC Offices, phone the Central Office Information Section on (02) 6271 4419 or access the Internet website at www.aec.gov.au.