2024 Dunkley by-election

Updated: 30 April 2024



Pre-poll and Mobile voting

Qualification checklists

In accordance with the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 the qualification checklists relating to section 44 of the Constitution have now been removed from this website, however qualification checklists for elected officials are available on the Parliament of Australia’s website.

Key dates

Issue of writ

Monday, 29 January 2024

Close of rolls

8pm Monday, 5 February 2024

Close of nominations

Midday Thursday, 8 February 2024

Declaration of nominations

Midday Friday, 9 February 2024

Early voting starts

Monday, 19 February 2024

Postal vote applications close

Wednesday 6pm 28 February 2024

By-election day

Saturday, 2 March 2024

Return of writ

On or before Wednesday, 8 May 2024

Service Plan and Official Guide