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Welcome to Elections ACT

The ACT Electoral Commission, known as Elections ACT, is an independent statutory authority responsible for conducting elections and referendums for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. Our mission is to provide the ACT community with high quality electoral services that ensure fair and open elections and referendums.

What's new

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17 August
2017

The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is being conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Visit the ABS website or call 1800 572 113, +61 2 6252 5262 from overseas. You can check your enrolment, enrol or update your enrolment details.

17 August
2017

Elections ACT is temporarily relocating to 255 Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick. The Elections ACT office will be closed from 12:00 noon on Thursday 17 August 2017 and will re-open at 09:00 am on Monday 21 August 2017.

19 July
2017

2017 ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body election results announced View the media release.

9 June
2017

VoteCanberra registration cancelled in the ACT View the media release.

7 June
2017

Philip Moss appointed as part-time Member of the ACT Electoral Commission View the media release.

31 May
2017

25 candidates standing for the 2017 ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body election View the media release.

26 May
2017

Like Canberra registration cancelled in the ACT View the media release.

15 May
2017

Fourth election for the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body commences today, 15 May 2017 View the media release.

20 April
2017

Dawn Casey appointed as part-time Chairperson of the ACT Electoral CommissionView the media release.

22 March
2017

The report on the conduct of the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election is available for viewing View the media release.View the report.

22 February
2017

2016 elections statistics publication is available for viewing View the statistics book.

1 February
2017

2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election financial disclosure returns available for viewing View the media release.

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