Advance voting begins 31 August
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
Minor parties have received a small boost in their broadcast election advertising allocation from the Electoral Commission.
More political parties seeking party vote
Nineteen registered political parties are seeking the party vote in the 2005 general election, the Chief Electoral Officer David Henry announced today.
94 percent of voters enrolled to vote in 2005 election
New figures out today show 94 percent of eligible voters have enrolled to vote for the 2005 general election.
Governor-General directs general election for 17 September
The Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright today signed the writ directing the Chief Electoral Officer to conduct a general election on 17 September.
When and where to vote in the 2005 general election
Advance voting for people unable to get to a polling place on election day opens on Wednesday 31 August.
Wednesday cut off date for enrolling to vote
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
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.
Tens of thousands take steps to enrol following election date announcement
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.