Enrolling to vote
To vote in the federal, state/territory or local government elections, you must be:
- an Australian citizen
- at least 18* years old
- on the electoral roll (you must keep your details up to date or you could be removed from the electoral roll and be unable to vote).
*You can enrol if you are 16 or over, but you can’t vote until you turn 18.
Enrol to vote
- in Queensland (also known as an electorate) on the ECQ website.
- Start the enrolment process
- —on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website
- —download a PDF version of the form for your state or territory. You can complete this form on screen then print, sign and return the form to the AEC
- paper—pick up paper enrolment forms from
- any post office
- Medicare, Centrelink or Australian Taxation Office outlets
- (or have the AEC send one to you)
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Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamKeep your details up to date. Each time you change your name or address, you need to update your enrolment or you may be removed from the electoral roll and be unable to vote when an election is announced.
- on the AEC website or by calling the AEC on 13 23 26.
- If needed
Removed from the electoral roll?
at any time—note that the electoral roll closes shortly after an election is called and if you’re not on it, you can’t vote.