Federal Election 2016

Parliament House Canberra - (c) Creative Commons

Parliament House Canberra – (c) Creative Commons

Malcolm Turnbull has announced that the next federal election will be on 2nd July. It will be a double dissolution election in which the whole of the senate as well as the house of representatives will be elected. The senate election will be held under a new set of rules, which was agreed recently by parliament

Details of voting for electors resident overseas can be found on the Australian Electoral Commission’s website here. We understand that details need to be updated by 23 May

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