17.6 million Australians are enrolled to vote for the 2023 referendum. This is the largest enrolment in history.
The estimated national enrolment rate is 97.7%. The estimated national rate of Indigenous enrolment is 94.1% which is the highest it’s ever been. Additionally, the youth enrolment rate (18-24YOs) is currently at 91.4% which is approximately 1.8 million people.
Redistributions of federal electoral divisions in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia are now underway.
Find out about the Constitution, the role of a referendum and what voter services will be available in the 2023 referendum.
AEC Employment will be unavailable from 9pm to 11pm AEST on the 27 September.
Claims that there’ll be two questions on the ballot paper are incorrect.
Calls for AEC fact checking don’t account for the legislative requirements.
Comparisons to the 2017 postal survey process aren’t correct.
You do not need to enrol separately for the 2023 referendum.
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A referendum can be held at any time, it does not need to be held in conjunction with a federal election.
To be eligible to enrol to vote from overseas, you must be an Australian citizen aged 18 years or older, and intend to return to Australia within six years.
You can upload, fax, or post your signed form or letter to the AEC.
You do not need to notify the AEC when a relative or friend has died as this information is provided to the AEC.