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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 Elections ACT are offering limited access to the physical office location. You may view, in person, the electoral roll for the ACT, party registration documents and funding and disclosure returns by appointment. To schedule an appointment or for Customer service facilities please contact our friendly staff Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm by Phone: 02 6205 0033 or 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

For 2020 Media enquiries and contact: Evan.ekin-smyth@act.gov.au, Media Communications Manager, 02 6207 7535 or 0401 963 909.

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17 September
2020

Advisory note: RSVP required for declaration of nominations event View the media release.

16 September
2020

Near-complete enrolment: More than 300,000 Canberrans ready to `vote safe, vote early' View the media release.

11 September
2020

The 2020 ACT election nomination period has officially opened. Nomination forms are available upon request. Political party groupings and prospective non-party candidates who wish to lodge their nomination forms should contact Elections ACT on 6207 6562 to book an appointment.

10 September
2020

A unique ACT election period officially begins tomorrow, Friday 11 September 2020 View the media release.

9 September
2020

Moved house recently? Time running out to update your enrolment View the media release.

7 September
2020

2019/2020 ACT financial disclosure returns available for viewing View the media release.

1 September
2020

ACT Electoral Commission 2020 election information campaign commences View the media release.

27 July
2020

ACT Electoral Commission 'Check the Source' information campaign commences View the media release.

20 December
2019

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

28 October
2019

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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