Candidates Handbook

Updated: 12 March 2019

Are you thinking of standing or assisting someone to stand for election to the Commonwealth Parliament in either a federal election or a by-election? If so, you will need a clear understanding of the legislative requirements you must meet, and of your role and responsibilities under the law.

Remember, you and your supporters can play a signifcant role in helping to ensure, as far as possible, that every vote cast in an election counts.

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