You can apply to register as a silent elector if you believe having your address on the electoral roll would put you or your family's safety at risk.
If you are granted silent elector status only your name and division (also known as an electorate) is shown on the publicly available electoral roll.
If you are already enrolled, you can register as a silent elector by selecting the silent elector form for your state or territory from the list below.
You will need to:
A separate silent elector form is required for each person requesting silent elector status. You can provide one statutory declaration as long as it includes the names of all the people applying.
Silent elector status is not granted automatically. Each application is considered by the Divisional Returning Officer and a decision is made based on whether it meets the legal conditions for silent elector status.
No, you don't need to reapply to be a silent elector but you do need to update your enrolment with your new details. You can change your address or change your name online with the AEC. When the AEC updates your enrolment details you will continue to be registered as a silent elector.
If you are unsure contact your local AEC office for further information.