Australian Electoral Commission

Federal electoral boundary GIS data for free download

Updated: 20 July 2016

Datasets for download

Australia federal electoral boundaries, GIS data
Coverage Status Redistribution that created this boundary Federal election boundary applied Downloads
National Current n/a 2016
New South Wales Current 2016 2016
Victoria Current 2010 2013
Queensland Current 2009 Griffith by-election 2014, 2013, 2010
Western Australia Current 2016 2016
South Australia Current 2011 2013
Tasmania Current 2009 2013, 2010
Australian Captial Territory Current 2016, as modified by the Territories Legislation Amendment Act 2016 2016
Australian Captial Territory Superseded 2016 2016
Northern Territory Current 2008 2013, 2010
National Superseded n/a 2013
National Superseded n/a 2010
Victoria Superseded 2002 2007
South Australia Superseded 2003 2007
Western Australia Superseded 2008 Canning by-election 2015, 2014 WA Senate election, 2013, 2010
Australian Captial Territory Superseded 2004 2013, 2010
New South Wales Superseded 2009 North Sydney by-election 2015, 2013, 2010

How to download the GIS data

  • To download the GIS data you will need to save the linked .zip file to your computer. Right click on the link and choose the 'Save Target/Link As…' option.
  • The data is compressed/archived into a .zip format. You will require software capable of unpacking .zip type files, free software is available for this purpose, this link has been provided for you convenience only.
  • The TAB files are provided for those who do not have GIS software. To view these files, the MapInfo ProViewer software is available free from Pitney Bowes for this purpose and the link is provided for your convenience.

About AEC GIS data

  • When do the new boundaries come into effect?
  • The AEC Federal Electoral Boundaries and derivatives use MapInfo StreetWorks Display mapping information.
  • The MapInfo StreetWorks Display mapping information is Pitney Bowes Business Insight and PSMA Australia Copyright and has been used for derivative purposes under license.
  • While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the data within this product, the owners of the data (including the State, Territory and Federal Governments of Australia) do not make any representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and, to the extent permitted by law, the owners of the data disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damages) and costs which might be incurred as a result for the data being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.