What's happening

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has announced that a by-election in the division of Groom will be held on Saturday 28 November 2020.

102 suggestions to the federal redistribution have been received. Members of the public are able to submit written comments on suggestions until 6pm AEDT Friday 30 October 2020.

27 suggestions to the federal redistribution have been received. Members of the public are able to submit written comments on suggestions until 6pm AWST Friday 6 November 2020.

The 2020 TSRA election will be held on Saturday 28 November 2020. Information about postal vote applications, how to nominate, voting and COVID-19 measures to protect the local community is available.

Following a federal by-election the AEC sends letters to people who appear to have failed to cast a vote.

Information and services relating to state and territory electoral events not run by the AEC.

AEC offices across the country are also reopening to the public where possible under our COVID safety management plan. AEC offices in Victoria at this stage remain closed.

The AEC regularly sends enrolment reminders via email and text message. These reminders are sent to people who may need to complete an enrolment transaction.

The AEC understands that a small number of scam phone calls and texts purportedly from the AEC are demanding that electors update thier enrolment details or face criminal charges. The AEC will never demand by phone or text that electors update enrolment details or face criminal charges.

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