|How many Australians were enrolled at the 2007 close of rolls at 8pm, Tuesday 23 October 2007?
(an increase of 623 843 from 13 021 230 electors at 2004 election)
|13 645 073|
|How many Australians aged 18 to 24 were enrolled at the 2007 close of rolls?||1 535 867|
|Nominations key facts|
|How many candidates have nominated for the 2007 election?
(same overall total at 2004 election)
|How many candidates have nominated for the House of Representatives?
(a decrease of 37 from 1 091 candidates at 2004 election)
|How many candidates have nominated for the Senate?
(an increase of 37 from 330 candidates at 2004 election)
|What division has the largest number of candidates?||13 in Bennelong (NSW)|
|What division has the smallest number of candidates?||4 in Barton (NSW), Fowler (NSW), Lowe (NSW), Throsby (NSW), Ballarat (VIC), Wannon (VIC), Canberra (ACT)|
|How many political parties were registered when the register closed (Tuesday 16 October 2007)?||53 political parties|
|How many of these parties are fielding candidates?||46 political parties|
|How many polling places in Australia on election day?||7 723|
|How many early voting centres?
(an increase from 309 centres at 2004 election)
|How many overseas voting polling places?||over 100 Australian Diplomatic Missions|
|How many remote mobile polling teams are visiting remote locations?||37 teams visiting 390 locations|
|How many mobile teams are visiting special hospitals?||444 teams visiting 2 447 locations|
|How many early voting centres will have electronic voting machines for electors who are blind or have low vision?||29 locations around Australia|
|How many languages will information be available in at every polling place?||Information on how to vote in 21 languages|
|Which polling place issues the most votes?||Australia House in London (20 716 at 2004 election)|
|Which polling place in Australia issued the most votes in 2004?||Narre Warren in the Division of Holt in Victoria issued 7 823 votes|
|Which polling place in Australia issued the least votes in 2004?||Jenolan Caves in the Division of Calare in NSW and Tardun in the Division of Kalgoorlie in WA both issued 19 votes|
|How many ballot papers are printed?||Over 43 million|
|How many ballot boxes produced*?||45 500 ballot boxes|
|How many voting screens produced*?||152 500 voting screens|
|How many recycling bins produced*?
(* these figures include items recovered for re-use after the 2004 election and weigh 140 tonnes overall)
|approx. 14 000|
|How many pencils do we need?||approx. 100 000|
|How much string do we need?||approx. 140 kilometres|
|How many households will be delivered the 'Your official guide to the 2007 federal election'?||approx. 8 million|
|What print alternative formats will the guide be produced in?||audio, E-text and Braille|
|How many temporary staff will be employed?||approx. 70 000|
|How many election call centre operators have been trained?||approx. 450|
|When will the election call centre operate?||8am to 8pm, 7 days a week, and on election day 7am to 9pm|
|How much will the 2007 election cost?||approx. $95 million including pre-election advertising and excluding public funding|
|What is the public funding for candidates if they achieve at least 4% of the formal first preference vote?||$2.10 (210.027 cents) per vote|
|Virtual Tally Room|
|How many pages will the VTR have on election night?||1200 pages|
|How often will VTR results be updated on election night?||every 90 seconds|
|How often will VTR results be updated in the post-election period?||every 15 minutes|