It is compulsory by law for all eligible Australian citizens to enrol and vote in federal elections, by-elections and referendums.
Australia Bushfires: Enrolment advice
If you are temporarily absent from your enrolled address due to the Australian bushfires you do not have to update your address. However, we advise you provide a temporary mailing address. See enrolment advice.
If you are 16 or 17 you can enrol now so when you turn 18 you'll be able to vote.
18+ or Proof of Age cards are not accepted.
There are special enrolment forms and/or information for:
Overseas or going overseas? If you are not enrolled and going overseas for a short period use this form to enrol. In all other circumstances see information on going overseas.
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