Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol to vote?

To enrol to vote or update your details, complete the online form at

It is compulsory for all eligble Australian citizens over the age of 18 to enrol to vote.

You can enrol at 16 years of age for federal purposes and at 17 for State purposes, but you cannot vote until you are 18.

For more information, contact the Australian Electoral Commission on 13 23 26 or the Electoral Commission of South Australia at or 1300 655 232.

For information on elections or voting in states other than South Australia:

Western Australia
13 63 06 (WA callers) or 08 9214 0400

New South Wales
1300 135 736

131 832

1300 881 665

Northern Territory

03 6233 2000

Australian Capital Territory
02 6205 0033

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