2023 Fadden by-election

Updated: 16 August 2023



Pre-poll and Mobile voting

Qualification checklists

In accordance with the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 the qualification checklists relating to section 44 of the Constitution have now been removed from this website, however qualification checklists for elected officials are available on the Parliament of Australia’s website.

Key dates

By-election date announced

Monday 22 May 2023

Postal vote applications open

Monday 22 May 2023

Issue of writ

Monday 12 June 2023

Close of rolls

8pm Monday 19 June 2023

Close of nominations

Midday Thursday 22 June 2023

Declaration of nominations

Midday Friday 23 June 2023

Early voting starts

Monday 3 July 2023

Postal vote applications close

6pm Wednesday 12 July 2023

By-election day

Saturday 15 July 2023

Return of writ

On or before Wednesday 20 September 2023

Service Plan and Official Guide