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South Australia State Election - Saturday 17 March 2018

Batman By-election - Saturday 17 March 2018

 

South Australia State Election - Saturday 17 March 2018

The South Australia State Election will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018. If you will be overseas on election day and would like to vote, you can do so by postal vote or in-person at some locations.

PLEASE NOTE: In-person voting services will be provided at the Australian Consulate-General in Hong Kong from 12 to 16 March 2018, between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm. You do not need to book an appointment prior to attending the office to vote. .

For full information on the election, including details on enrolment and pre-poll voting options, including applying for a postal vote, visit the website of Electoral Commission SA.

You need to be on the electoral roll for South Australia to be able to vote.  To check if you are enrolled, visit the online enrolment tool by clicking here or by visiting the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)‘s website.

For up-to-date information on Australian elections, enrolment and voting while overseas, visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or by calling +61 2 6160 2600 or +61 2 6113 4777 (charges may apply).

 

Batman By-election - Saturday 17 March 2018

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/Batman or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.