Find information in your language

2019 federal election

Voting is compulsory for all Australian citizens aged 18 years and over.

We need around 80,000 Australians to help deliver the 2019 federal election. There are a range of election roles available and no election experience is necessary.

Early voting centres open from Monday 29 April 2019. Postal vote applications are available for eligible voters.

2019 federal election

What's happening

Electoral Legislation Amendments

The Electoral Legislation Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 1 March 2019.

Two significant changes will affect candidates nominating for federal elections.

Can we count you in?

The Australian Electoral Commission only conducts federal electoral events. State, territory and local elections are conducted by the relevant electoral management body.

Back to top