Australian High Commission
United Kingdom

Federal Election

FEDERAL ELECTIONS

 

AVERAGE QUEUE TIME IN 2019: 27 minutes

NUMBER OF PRE-POLL VOTES RECEIVED in 2019: 12,978

NUMBER OF POSTAL VOTES RECEIVED in 2019: 487

DAILY BREAK DOWN:

  1. 07/5/19 - 770
  2. 08/5/19 - 692
  3. 09/5/19 - 707
  4. 10/5/19 - 940
  5. 11/5/19 - 1,231
  6. 13/5/19 - 1,248
  7. 14/5/19 - 1,425
  8. 15/5/19 - 1,577
  9. 16/5/19 - 2,093
  10. 17/5/19 - 2,266

 

Be prepared for the next federal election:

  1. Check your enrolment on the Australian Electoral Roll at: https://check.aec.gov.au/
  2. Register as an overseas elector with the AEC and you will be sent a postal vote directly from Australia to your address in the United Kingdom, or elsewhere if you choose. https://www.aec.gov.au/Enrolling_to_vote/overseas/index.htm

Staff at Australia House cannot answer questions relating to your enrolment, or personal voter circumstances with regard to voting. The AEC can be contacted directly by Ph: +61 2 6160 2600, or email, info@aec.gov.au

 

*** Voting from outside of Australia is NOT compulsory if you are not reasonably able to attend a voting hall in the country you are visiting/living. We recommend retaining evidence where possible. Evidence could be:

  • AEC Overseas Notification Form (see above links)
  • Copy of your UK Visa
  • UK immigration stamp of entry
  • Utility bill/bank statement for May, 2019
  • Rental agreement
  • Work contract
  • Travel bookings and/or flight itinerary for May, 2019
  • Evidence of operating in the UK community such as receipts, credit card statements and tickets for events/travel etc