Australian Electoral Commission

Information for candidates and political parties

Updated: 29 April 2016

The information and products available below are relevant to candidates and political parties.

Ballot paper logos

Party Registration Guide

Funding and Disclosure Guides

Expected election day polling places

Postal vote guidelines

Scrutineer and candidates information

Electoral Backgrounders

Electoral Backgrounders are provided to aide understanding of aspects of electoral legislation that give rise to most of the questions received by the AEC during an election period.

Electoral backgrounders are provided in html only but can be printed directly from the website in a printer friendly format.