People casting a postal vote in the Bennelong by-election must act immediately to send their completed ballot paper to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).
Australian Electoral Officer for New South Wales, Mr Warwick Austin today said that postal voters should complete their ballot papers, sign the envelope and have it witnessed, and mail it by Saturday 16 December.
"Your completed Bennelong House of Representatives ballot paper must be returned sealed inside the provided envelope to the AEC for your vote to count," Mr Austin said.
“An alternative to a postal vote is to have an early (pre-poll) vote in person at an AEC early voting centre in Epping or West Ryde today (Friday), or vote at any polling place within the electoral division of Bennelong on Saturday 16 December.
Early voting centres will close at 6pm local time today (Friday 15 December).
The locations and opening hours of early voting centres, and Saturday polling places are available via the Bennelong by-election page or by calling 13 23 26.
Note: Early voting in the Bennelong by-election is available at Epping and West Ryde or any AEC Office until 6pm local time Friday 15 December.