For information on Australian elections, enrolment procedures and voting whilst overseas, visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at www.aec.gov.au or contact the AEC via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (+61 2 6273 8606).
Australian Federal Election 2019
The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate, but you need to be enrolled.
To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au. The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Thursday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled).
The Australian Consulate-General Los Angeles will be offering in-person early voting from Monday 13 May 2019 until Friday 17 May 2019, between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm. Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at www.aec.gov.au.
You will not require ID to vote, but you will need government-issued photo ID (such as a passport or driver's licence) to access the Consulate.
If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC. Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.
Information in other languages can be found at www.aec.gov.au/translated.