2017 Western Australia State General Election
Australians visiting or residing in Hong Kong or Macau are advised that there will be a Western Australia State Government Election on Saturday 11 March 2017.
Confirm your enrolment online, click here, or contact the Western Australian Electoral Commission.
Phone:+61 (08) 9214 0400
Fax: +61 (08) 9226 0577
The Australian Consulate-General is not in a position to confirm your eligibility.
Once you have confirmed your enrolment, you may vote in one of two ways:
Postal vote application forms are now available from the Western Australian Electoral Commission website.
You can apply for a postal vote until 6pm Wednesday 8 March. Please note that postal vote applications for overseas electors should be submitted early to ensure ballot papers are received on time.
To be included in the count of votes, completed ballot papers must be postmarked on or before 6pm local time on Saturday 11 March 2017 and reach the Western Australian Electoral Commission no later than 9am Thursday 16 March 2017. Please place appropriate postage on the return envelope and mark it as airmail.
The Australian Consulate General Hong Kong will be open for in person pre-polling voting.
Pre-Poll (In Person) Voting period: Monday 20 February 2017 - Friday 10 March 2017
|20 February - 9 March (exclude Saturday & Sunday):||9 am – 5pm|
|10 March||9 am - 6pm|
Address: 23rd Floor, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
* POLLING WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON ELECTION DAY 11 MARCH 2017.
* POLLING WILL BE CLOSED AT 6 PM ON 10 MARCH 2017.
The WAEC offers the iVote system for individuals who require additional assistance lodging their vote. For further information please visit www.elections.wa.gov.au/ivote