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Welcome to Elections ACT

Elections ACT are committed to maintaining a healthy workplace for our staff and the community. Due to the public health emergency and to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 the Elections ACT physical office location is closed to the public. Customer service facilities remain available Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm by Phone: 02 6205 0033 and email: elections@act.gov.au

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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28 May

Belco Party (ACT) applies to register as a political party for 2020 ACT Legislative Assembly election. View the media release.

13 May

Canberra Progressives apply to register as a political party for ACT Legislative Assembly elections. View the media release.

12 May

Reminder for new political parties intending to register for the 2020 ACT election View the media release.

5 March

Sustainable Australia (ACT) applies to change its abbreviation to Sustainable Australia - Stop overdevelopment. Stop corruption. View the media release.

2 March

Reminder for new parties intending to register for the 2020 ACT election. View the media release.

19 February

The Electoral Commission's special report to the assembly on the effect of Commonwealth electoral amendments on the ACT's funding and disclosure scheme is now available for viewing. View the report.

20 December

The Candidate Information Handbook as been updated for the October 2020 ACT election. View the handbook.

28 October

We have moved! Our new physical location is Level 6, 221 London Circuit, Canberra City. All other contact details remain unchanged.

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