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Important Information

 

2017 Queensland State Election

The 2017 Queensland State General Election has been called and will take place in Australia on Saturday 25 November 2017.
Pre-poll voting in London will be available from Monday 13 November to Thursday, 23 November (excluding Saturday and Sunday) from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and on Friday, 24th November from 9am -6pm at the Australia Centre, Cn...r Melbourne Place and Strand, London WC2B 4LG.

All other voting, such as postal voting, will need to be organised through the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) in Brisbane. Postal vote applications can be made to ECQ until 7:00pm AEST (Queensland time) on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

For more information on postal voting and other issues relating the 2017 Queensland election, please see www.ecq.qld.gov.au

Trade and Investment Queensland office in London can also be contacted directly on +44 (0)207 836 1333 or at london@tiq.qld.gov.au

 

2017 Bennelong Federal by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Bennelong in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 16 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Bennelong, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Monday 20 November 2017.

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/Bennelong or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 

2017 New England Federal by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of New England in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 2 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of New England, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Friday 3 November 2017.

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/new-england or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 

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Events

Australian Nexus — events website

ANZAC Day

Royal Events — 2017

Battle of the Somme — Centenary

 

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