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Advance voting begins 31 August

Aug 30, 2005

Advance voting starts Wednesday 31 August for people who can't get to a polling place in their electorate on election day, 17 September.


Election advertising funds re-jigged as new parties fail to stand lists

Aug 26, 2005

Minor parties have received a small boost in their broadcast election advertising allocation from the Electoral Commission.

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More political parties seeking party vote

Aug 24, 2005

Nineteen registered political parties are seeking the party vote in the 2005 general election, the Chief Electoral Officer David Henry announced today.

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94 percent of voters enrolled to vote in 2005 election

Aug 22, 2005

New figures out today show 94 percent of eligible voters have enrolled to vote for the 2005 general election.

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Governor-General directs general election for 17 September

Aug 17, 2005

The Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright today signed the writ directing the Chief Electoral Officer to conduct a general election on 17 September.

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When and where to vote in the 2005 general election

Aug 17, 2005

Advance voting for people unable to get to a polling place on election day opens on Wednesday 31 August.

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Wednesday cut off date for enrolling to vote

Aug 14, 2005

Wednesday is the cut off date to enrol and make it on to the printed electoral roll used on Election Day, 17 September.


ACT Party advertising - section 221 of the Electoral Act 1993

Aug 12, 2005

Statement by Chief Electoral Officer: I have reviewed advertising being conducted by the ACT Party after a complaint by the National Party that the advertising breaches the Electoral Act 1993.

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Tens of thousands take steps to enrol following election date announcement

Aug 10, 2005

The Electoral Enrolment Centre has received over 51,000 applications from people wanting to enrol or update their details in the wake of the Prime Ministerial announcement of the election date.

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