|Issue of writ||Monday 17 September 2018|
|Close of rolls||8pm Monday 24 September 2018|
|Close of nominations||12 midday Thursday 27 September 2018|
|Declaration of nominations||12 midday Friday 28 September|
|Start of early voting||Tuesday 2 October 2018|
|By-election day||Saturday 20 October 2018|
|Return of writs||On or before Wednesday 26 December 2018|
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Voting is compulsory for Australian citizens aged 18 years and over. If you don’t vote, you may be prosecuted. If you vote more than once it is a criminal offence.