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Important Information


2018 Victorian State Election

The Victorian State election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018.

All eligible Victorians on the electoral roll and within Victoria on election day are required to vote.

If you will be overseas on election day, there are a number of ways to cast your vote. Further information is available at the Victorian Electoral Commission website.

Emailed Ballot Papers:

If you are travelling overseas, you can apply to have your ballot papers emailed to you, provided you have access to a printer. This will ensure almost immediate delivery of your ballot papers, which you can then send to your closest overseas voting centre.

Overseas Voting Centre:

A list of overseas voting centres, contact details and opening hours is available online from 31 October. You can vote in person at any of these centres. Please note: Overseas voting locations are open local hours only and will not be open on Saturday 24 November.”


The Australian Government provides emergency 24-hour consular assistance.

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas

1300 555 135 from within Australia

+61 421 269 080 for SMS


Visas, Migration and Citizenship 

Find out about Australian Visas, immigration and citizenship

+61 2 6196 0196  Global Service Centre - open UK and EU business hours


Legalising Documents

Such as witnessing signatures, certifying documents, apostilles and other notarial acts

Ph: +4420 7887 5777 or email



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Voting in Australian Federal Elections

Check my enrolment

Enrol to vote from outside Australia

If already enrolled, submit an Overseas notification form

***Forms must be sent direct to the AEC, either uploaded to their website, sent by post, or faxed***



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