Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - March 2015

Updated: 28 April 2015

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 March 2015

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 4,886,803
VIC 3,811,049
QLD 2,956,722
WA 1,513,263
SA 1,150,909
TAS 366,283
ACT 272,153
NT 129,445
National 15,086,627

Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type

Number of enrolment transactions processed with Federal entitlement – via Direct Enrolment and Update compared to all other sources of enrolment by enrolment type.

Note: Includes all ages

All new, re-enrolments and updated enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol and Update^ Online Mail Review Other *> Total
NSW - 91,282 702 18,429 110,564
VIC 82,214 10,688 377 15,061 111,710
QLD 154 15,937 166 8,797 26,699
WA 29,916 7,255 150 8,859 49,067
SA 18,028 4,056 136 2,863 25,507
TAS 5,934 1,245 158 987 8,392
ACT 5,300 2,795 11 679 8,873
NT 2,255 648 6 467 3,423
National 143,801 133,906 1,706 56,142 344,235

Direct Enrol and Update enrolment transactions processed – effect on the Federal electoral roll.

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW - 5 5
VIC 10,776 294 11,070
QLD 35 152 187
WA 4,682 184 4,866
SA 3,194 54 3,248
TAS 526 3 529
ACT 353 8 361
NT 432 5 437
National 19,998 705 20,703
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW - 6 6
VIC 4,869 89 4,958
QLD 23 71 94
WA 2,459 67 2,526
SA 871 10 881
TAS 435 2 437
ACT 156 5 161
NT 170 1 171
National 8,983 251 9,234
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW - 140 140
VIC 66,569 2,987 69,556
QLD 96 1,422 1,518
WA 22,775 2,636 25,411
SA 13,963 360 14,323
TAS 4,973 63 5,036
ACT 4,791 75 4,866
NT 1,653 41 1,694
National 114,820 7,724 122,544

^ Direct Enrol and Direct Update are enrolment transactions processed generated by sections 103A & B of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918. These are made up of enrolment transactions processed at the end of the notification period, as well as direct enrolment transactions processed as a result of a returned direct enrolment or update letter of intent within this period. Enrolment transactions may occur outside of the source state as a result of advice from the elector provided within the notification period.

* Other includes predominantly enrolment forms obtained from Transport Authorities, Department of Human Services, Australia Post, AEC Divisional offices, and Citizenship Ceremonies.

> Direct Enrol and Direct Update Other includes enrolments which were prompted by a direct enrol or direct update letter of intent, but which resulted in a claim for enrolment by the elector (section 98 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918).

Enrolment from a Federal perspective

In other words, where an elector doesn't have an existing Federal enrolment entitlement then the Direct Enrol and Update process will identify the enrolment as a New Enrolment or a Reenrolment.

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