How can I vote?

voting in Fairfax - Ted O'Brien MP

Australia will go to the polls on Saturday May 18

To have your say this election, you need to be enrolled to vote by 8pm on April 18. If you have had your 18th birthday or become an Australian Citizen you are eligible to vote. Enrolment have now closed for this Federal election.

 

Early Voting and Pre-Poll

Pre Poll starts on 29 April 2019. Locations are: 

4/54 Baden Powell St, Maroochydore, 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5, 17/5 and 18/5

64 Aerodrome Rd, Maroochydore, 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5 and 17/5 (not open on election day proper)

 

Pre Poll locations open from 6 May are:

St Marks Anglican Church Hall, 7/17 Main St, BUDERIM. 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5 and 17/5 (not open on election day proper)

Coolum Civic Centre, Park St, COOLUM BEACH. 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5, 17/5 and 18/5

CWA Hall Nambour, 10 Short St, NAMBOUR. 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5 and 17/5 (not open on election day proper)

Sunrise Beach Uniting Church, 6 Grasstree Ct, SUNRISE BEACH. 8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5, 17/5 and 18/5 (EXCEPT 11/5 where it will close at 4pm)

Life Church, 6 Kawana Island Blvd, WARANA.  8.30am-5.30pm; and 8.30am-6pm on 10/5, 15/5 and 17/5 (not open on election day proper)

 

Postal Vote Applications -  will be posted to all Fairfax households during the week of 15 April.  Alternatively, you can apply directly through the AEC via their website, HERE.

Voting from Overseas – a list of overseas voting centres is available HERE

How to vote cards will be posted out during the week of 6 May, so look out for them in your letterbox.

Mobile Voting - AEC mobile polling facilities will be set up in some hospitals, nursing homes, prisons and remote areas of Australia. A list of locations will be available shortly.

Telephone Voting- is available for voters with who are blind or have low vision. More information on this service will be made available shortly.

Voters living with a disability may also be eligible to cast their vote by post, or can vote with assistance at a polling place.

More information for people with a disability or mobility restriction is available HERE

Voting on Election Day

You can vote at any polling place in your state or territory on election day. Polling places are usually located at local schools, churches and community halls, or public buildings.

A list of polling places across the Coast will be available shortly from HERE

Travelling Interstate

If on election day you are outside Qld, you will need to vote at an interstate voting centre. A list of interstate voting centres will be available shortly.

Need further information?

The Australian Electoral Commission can be contacted on 132 326 or HERE